This qualification will enable learners to understand the principles and purpose of effective accident and incident investigation in the workplace, the contributing factors, the process of investigating, including positive interview techniques, analysis of evidence gathered, setting a plan of action to prevent a reoccurrence and to understand reasons why some investigations might fail.
Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto:
• Highfield level 4 International Award in Health and Safety qualification.
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination containing 30 questions. The exam must be completed in 60 minutes. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge across the unit content and correctly answer 18 questions or more to achieve a pass, 21 questions to achieve a merit and 24 questions to achieve a distinction.
What Will You Learn?
- 1. the principles and purpose of effective accident and incident investigation in the workplace
- 2. the contributing factors
- 3. the process of investigating
- 4. including positive interview techniques
- 5. analysis of evidence gathered
- 6. setting a plan of action to prevent a recurrence
- 7. understanding the reasons why some investigations might fail
1. Understand the principles of accident and incident investigation
1.1 Define the key terminology used in accident and incident investigation00:00
1.2 Outline the purpose of accident and incident investigation00:00
1.3 Explain the contributory factors that lead to an accident or incident00:00
2. Understand the procedures of accident and incident investigation
2.1 Explain the procedures for investigating workplace accidents00:00
2.2 Outline procedures to deal with external relations00:00
2.3 Explain successful interview techniques used for the investigation00:00
2.4 Explain the importance of post investigation measures that aim to prevent a reoccurrence00:00
2.5 Identify the reasons why investigations might fail00:00