When incidents occur it is essential to learn from them and find out the causes. This course helps you identify the immediate and underlying causes so that you can implement additional or improved controls to eliminate or reduce the risk of a recurrence.

Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for investigating  workplace accidents


One day 

Business benefits: 

  • Ensures that organisations are properly prepared to deal with an incident.
  • Helps reduce costs and lost time productivity caused by not being prepared for an incident.

What the course covers?

Looks at the benefits of carrying out thorough investigations and gives practical guidance to those who may be involved.

  • Why investigate incidents?
  • Legal requirements for reporting & investigating incidents
  • Categories of incident including ‘near miss’ reporting & investigation
  • Developing an incident investigation process
  • Immediate & root cause
  • Who should investigate incidents?
  • When should the incident be investigated?
  • Where to investigate the incident?
  • Developing an action plan

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the reasons for investigating incidents
  • Understand the benefits to the organisation and employees
  • Understand the types of incident to be investigated
  • Carry out an effective investigation
  • Identify immediate and root causes of the incident
  • Develop an action plan to prevent recurrence.


Contact us to discuss how we can help your business.

Call: 0870 606 2606

Email: rac@fleetriskmanagement.net

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