Hazardous Occurrence Investigations (Federal) (by request only)

(Federal Jurisdiction)

When an incident or "near hit" happens at the workplace an investigation by the employer and the OH&S Committee must take place.  Hazardous occurrence investigation is a serious matter.  It is your responsibility to gather the facts, objectively assess those facts and arrive at appropriate solutions to prevent future incidents.

Incident investigations are a fundamental function and responsibility of supervisors and Joint Health and Safety Committees but, often we don’t have the proper insight how to conduct an effective investigation.  This course will provide you with the opportunity to improve your investigative skills, determine 'root causes' and develop effective recommendations.

In this course participants will:

  • Learn the legal requirements for incident investigations.
  • Examine the principles of incident causation.
  • Learn how to conduct a proper investigation by gathering the facts.
  • Learn how to analyze the results of your investigation and determine contributing factors and root causes.
  • Learn how to prepare reports and develop effective corrective actions.
  • Conduct a class incident investigation and put theory to practice.

Audience: Federal OH&S Committee Members, Managers, Worker Representatives and Supervisors.

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