Incident Reporting & Investigation

Course Length:  1 hour

Course Objective:

  • To assure that necessary safeguards have been taken to protect the health and welfare of the individuals following a incident.

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Course Design:

  • Narrated e-learning modules

Successful Course Completion:

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

Course Outline:


  • Incident
  • Near Miss
  • Incident Investigation
  • Root Cause


  • Which Incidents Should Be Investigated?
  • Incident Components

OSHA 1960.29 Requirements

Why Investigate?

  • Prevent injuries and illnesses
  • Save lives
  • Save money
  • Demonstrate commitment to health and safety
  • Promote positive workplace   morale
  • Improve management

Aims of the Investigation

  • What Happened?
  • What was the root cause?
  • How do we prevent recurrence?

The Investigation Process

  • Who is involved?
  • What information is collected?
  • Gathering Evidence
    • Interviewing
    • Fact Gathering
  • Determining the root cause/Handout
  • Documenting the findings
  • Implementing corrective actions

Post Training Evaluation:

  • The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

Reference Material / Documents:

Various industry standards, techniques and best practices.

M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E146


Oct 02 2023


7:30 am