Incident Investigation Basics in the Workplace for All Industries is an advanced online course that reviews basic incident investigation requirements, guidance and best management practices. The Incident Investigation basics safety course explains why incidents are investigated and provides details of the incident investigation process as suggested by Federal OSHA. While we do all that we can to prevent these incidents, it’s just as important to know how to investigate them after they’ve occurred. When appropriate Incident investigations take place, the workers who lead them help create a safer future for their workplace. In Incident Investigation Basics in the Workplace for All Industries, course participants will receive the Incident investigation training required to effectively respond to workplace Incidents and crises.
This advanced-level online course provides an overview of Incident investigations for all applicable fields. It also discusses how to manage workplace crises, like physical altercations between co-workers, layoffs, and sexual harassment. Course materials cover several relevant topics to prepare you for similar workplace events, including:
- Definition of an incident
- How and why incident investigations are conducted
- Causal factors of Incidents
- Incident investigation overview
- Information gathering
- Corrective actions
- Practical exercises
- Crisis management
- Regulating bodies, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Testing, Inspection, and Certification (TIC) industry, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
Once participants complete this advanced-level course, they will have learned how workplace incidents occur and how to respond to them. This includes determining their causal factors, properly conducting an Incident investigation, and thoroughly gathering information. Course takers will learn what tools are included in the investigator’s toolbox, and be better able to prepare an incident and response management plan. Participants will also be better prepared to manage workplace crises after they complete this course.