As per OSHA Act, legal obligation binds every employer to furnish a jobsite protected from recognized hazards. Employers and employees have the chance to identify risks in their methods and weaknesses in their safety and health systems by investigating into a worksite accident, such as a fatality, injury, illness, or close call. Most critically, it makes possible for both employers and employees to recognize and carry out the necessary remedial measures to stop recurrence of such accidents in future.
This course will introduce students to basic effective procedures of accident investigation. They will be able to take a look at different accident analysis techniques.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
The intentional audience for this course is all those people who are working or maintaining
operation on site. These personnel include
a) Treatment, storage and disposal personnel;
b) Hazardous waste cleanup personnel;
c) Emergency responders (HAZMAT personnel).
At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
Introduction – Basics of the Accident Investigation
Initiating the Investigation
Documenting the Accident Scene
Conducting Event Analysis
Determining Surface and Root Causes
Writing the Accident Report
Selling Management on Recommendations
Students are expected to take quiz after every module as a test of their competence. The quiz will
contain short questions from the respective modules.