Duration – One day

As an employer you have a legal duty to record and report certain types of accidents. More importantly carrying out your own accident investigations will allow you to understand why accidents happen and also how to prevent future accidents. This course aims to ensure that delegates are able to effectively investigate workplace accidents and understand the importance of reporting incidents both internally and externally.

By the end of this course participants will be able to:
• Understand the legal requirements for accident investigation and control
• Understand an overview of The Reporting of Injuries, Disease and
Dangerous Occurrence Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)
• Know the accident reporting process
• Know the investigation process
• Understand why accidents happen and the costs involved
• Identify hazards and prevention strategies
• Understand how to gather the facts for interviewing

Who should attend?
This course is ideal for health and safety advisers, health and safety officers, safety representatives, managers, supervisors and anyone with responsibility for investigating accidents.


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