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Research suggests effective board leadership can deliver a 5 – 10% reduction in workplace accidents and ill-health. Other HSE research suggests 70% of accidents can be attributed to management failure at some point along the chain.
To have an effective safety culture honest lessons need to be taken from accidents and near misses that occur.
Domino theories of accident causation suggest accidents result from a chain of events like a line of dominoes falling over. When one of the dominoes falls, it triggers the next one, eventually leading to an accident, injury or other loss.
Accident prevention strategies involve removing one of the dominoes from the chain. The root causes of accidents are usually organisationals failing to remove one domino from the chain.
The course objective is to provide an understanding of how to thoroughly investigate accidents and get to the root cause. In this way effective preventative measures to beak the chain can be implemented in the future.
The course then shows candidates how to thoroughly investigate accidents and near misses, so that better preventative measures can be implemented in the future.
Duration: 75 minutes
What you will learn:
- What near misses and accidents are
- Why you should investigate them both
- Gathering evidence
- Drawing conclusions
- Reporting techniques
- How to implement system improvement
Benefits of echo3education Accident Investigation training
- Accelerated Learning
- Complies with UK legislation
- Complies with Health & Safety Executive best practice
- Rich Media & engaging content
- Instant digital certificate on successful completion
- Complementary training record back-up from echo3education
- Unlimited course access for 12 months
Through out the course there are short 'Knowledge Checks'.
At the end of the course is a 20 question assessment.
To successfully complete the course candidates are required to achieve 80% in the final assessment. The assessment may be retaken as often as required.
On successful completion candidates will be automatically emailed their completion certificate.
The completion certificate contains the candidate name, course title, date and a validation code which can be authenticated via echo3education.
Some courses also offer a digital badge so your success can be shared online through websites like Linkedin. Sharing the digital badge requires free third party software. echo3education are happy to explain the process.
Who is this course for?
The responsible health & safety person within your business. Any employee who may be required to undertake accident or near miss investigations. Any employee who needs to submit a report under RIDDOR.
There are not requirements prior to undertaking the accident investigation eLearning course.
All Health and Safety mangers or responsible individuals within their organisation should have accident investigation knowledge.
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