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Astutis Accident and Incident Investigation

An interactive workplace training course covering the process of investigating accidents under the HSE guidance INDG 245.

It also covers the requirements for reporting accidents under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2013.

This course is suitable for anyone who is responsible for dealing with and investigating accidents should they occur, including: first responders, supervisors, managers, and safety representatives. The course is available as a virtual course or classroom course delivered at your premises.

Discounts are available for bulk purchases.

Learning Methods

On-Site
Virtual

Duration

1 day

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

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The course will enable your staff to identify the root causes of accidents. By analysing accidents and incidents, root causes can be identified and eliminated, ensuring similar accidents are not repeated.

The HSE’s guidance HSG196 suggests that for some companies, 37% of profitis were lost due to accidents. Preparing staff with the tools to recognise the causes of accidents will help prevent future accidents from occurring and reduce potential losses.

Reducing the risk of future accidents will help reduce insurance costs and enhance reputation, giving you a competitive edge.

The HSE report that 37% of profit is lost due to accidents. Preparing staff with the tools to recognise the causes of accidents will help prevent future accidents from occurring and reduce potential losses.
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Units

  • Module 1

    Introduction and scope of incident and investigations

  • Module 2

    Loss causation and preperation for investigation

  • Module 3

    Investigations in Practice

  • Module 4

    Incident reporting and data analysis

Assessments

  • Practical exercises, assessments and open discussion after each element

Course Length

  • 1 day for either virtual or classroom delivery.

Learning Methods

  • On-Site

    Delivered on-site

  • Virtual

    Live-online

No formal entry requirements
Module 1
Introduction and scope of incident and investigations Discover how to recognise the differences between accidents and incidents.
Module 2
Loss causation and preperation for investigation Understand accident causation theory including the stages of accidents, immediate causes, underlying causes and root causes.
Module 3
Investigations in Practice Appreciate how human factors effect accidents.
Module 4
Incident reporting and data analysis Learn how to improve employee reporting of accidents.

Tailored Course Option

We are able to provide a tailored package for the Astutis Accident and Incident Investigation course to suit your business needs.

Accident and Incident Investigation Course Guide

Learning Methods Explained

Once you complete the course, or completed a module, your tutor will issue you with the assessment. If you are sitting the course virtually, you will be emailed a copy of the assessment to complete and we ask that you email the assessment back to Astutis once complete.

Marking of the assessment and posting of the certificate can take between 2-4 weeks. A digital copy of the certificate is also available if required.

This course is for anyone who is responsible for dealing with accidents and investigating them should they occur, including; fire responders, supervisors, managers and safety representatives.

Upon completion of the course, your staff will be able to:

  • Recognise the difference between accidents and incidents
  • Understand accident causation theory, including the stages of accidents: immediate causes, underlying causes, root causes
  • Appreciate how human factors effect accidents
  • Understand how to improve employee reporting of accidents
You can retake the assessment. Astutis have 100% pass mark for this course, and if you need a little helping hand or just need to check your understanding of a complex topic, then we are here to help.

Astutis Approved training courses vary in duration, however the Astutis Accident and Incident Investigation is usually completed in one day in both virtual classroom and physical claroom learning methods. 

At Astutis we are committed in helping our customers tailor training to business needs, so if you need the course delivered in two-half days, on weekends or evenings we are happy to help in any way.

Once you complete the course, or completed a module, your tutor will issue you with the assessment. If you are sitting the course virtally you will be emailed the assessment to complete and we ask that you email the assessment back to Astutis.

Marking of the assessment and posting of the certificate take up between 2-4 weeks. A digital copy of the certificate is also available if required.

Our education and training courses prepare learners for professional practice.

Our standards form the foundation for how we regulate our Astutis ApprovedTM education and training courses. These standards explain what we expect of those courses.
 

Our standards:

  1. set out the required standard we hold education and training courses
  2. outline what learners should expect from an Astutis ApprovedTM programme

 
Workplace Training

Develop your people for a better organisation

By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the Astutis Approved Accident and Investigation course you will contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.

Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at a premises of your choice at a time to suit your needs.

Benefits Of Staff Training At Your Organisation

Cost and time saving benefits for larger number of staff
Your own dedicated account manager to organise all aspects of your training
Relevant training for your staff can be tailored to company requests
Choice and convenience of training delivery options to suit your staff

Whats The Best Way For My Staff To Learn?

Dependent on staff availability, location, budget and your company needs, choose from the options:

Online - Our interactive and multimedia rich courses for staff to fit in around their commitments

Virtual - The Virtual Learning Academy is the most modern approach to delivering live-online training without the need to travel

Classroom - Expert tutor-led delivery that is hosted in a professional training environment across 6-sites within the UK.

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Helping You To Train Your Staff

Independent and practical consultancy support provided by our Chartered Health and Safety, and Environmental practitioners.

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