Various activities will be completed during class as well as for homework
– Written assessment to be done at the end of the course
– Learner needs to achieve a minimum of 65%
Upon completion of the course, the successful learner will understand how to adopt a detailed but simple approach to incident investigation procedures and techniques.
By the end of the course, the learner will be able to:
- explain the:
- specified requirements pertaining to conducting an investigation into workplace incidents
- relevant standards for an investigation into workplace incidents
extent of the investigation
- relevant hazard and risk control measures for workplace incident data gathering, and the consequences of not conforming to specified requirements, in preparing for data gathering
- importance of identifying the causes of the incident being investigated and the consequences of non-compliance with any of the required steps.
- describe the:
- relevant hazards and risks likely to be encountered during the investigation
- purpose of conducting investigations into workplace incidents.
- prepare to gather data for the investigation
- verify the:
- purpose and extent of the investigation
- persons, tools, equipment and material as fit for purpose and available.
- gather and evaluate data, according to the requirements for the intended type of investigation
- determine the prevailing conditions at the scene of the incident by using accepted data-gathering methods
- identify the causes of an incident through the interpretation of variances
- perform post-investigation functions
- report the findings, recommendations and remedial action
- deal with the identified sub-standard acts and conditions reported appropriately
- evaluate and record remedial action accordingly
- explain the consequences of non-compliance with any of the above.