Accident Investigation & Prevention
A one-day course designed for anyone who is involved in their company’s accident investigation process.
This course is suitable for anyone who is responsible for participating in the accident investigation & prevention process, including: Business Owners, Project Managers, Site Managers, Contract Managers, Construction Managers, Health and Safety Managers, Supervisors and Foremen
- Describe the importance of accident reporting and investigating and the benefits to workers and the business
- Recognise the concept of multiple causation and root cause analysis
- Understand the systematic process of undertaking accident investigation and prevention
- Identify the information needed in your accident investigation reports
- Create a learning culture that eliminates root causes
How you will be assessed
You will need to complete and submit a take home assignment within 3 months of attending the course.
What the course covers
- Learning to describe the importance and the benefits of accident and incident reporting and investigating
- Recognising the concept of multiple causation and root cause analysis
- Understanding the systematic process of undertaking accident investigation
- Identifying information needed in your accident investigation reports
- Creating a learning culture that eliminates root causes
Site Safe regularly reviews and updates course content in partnership with the construction industry to ensure alignment to best practice industry standards. Our latest version of the Site Safe Passport takes an interactive format, including group workshops and videos to ensure an engaging and enjoyable learning experience. Visit our Why Choose Site Safe Training page for more information.
What you'll get at the end of the course
- A Site Safety Card (Passport) valid for two years
- 7 credits toward Health and Safety in Construction programme
- Eight Licensed Building Practitioner points
- Unit Standard 17601 – Produce an occupational health and safety incident investigation (Level 4)
- A downloadable and printable E-certificate to celebrate your achievement.
Next learning steps
Completing this course and passing the assignment means you'll gain site access for the next two years.
When it's time to renew your site access again you don't need to complete the same course - expand your health and safety knowledge with a different course that's relevant to you. Have a look at the pathway examples for more training options or progress your height learning.
Completing this course will also mean that you are well on your way to gaining a qualification in health and safety; check out the Health and Safety in Construction Programme page for more info.
Please note: If you are attending a 1 or 2 day Site Safe course then you need to bring with you a form of identification that can be verified (travel passport, birth certificate or residency certificate). This is required by NZQA and the Tertiary Education Commission.
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