Incident & Accident Investigation & Preparing Detailed Reports

Course Properties

Course date: 12-11-2017
Course End Date: 16-11-2017
Location Dubai

Course Introduction & Objectives:
          • Accident prevention and control of hazards is the result of a well designed and executed safety and health program.

              One of the keys to a successful program includes unbiased, prompt and accurate accident investigations.

              The basic purpose of these investigations is to determine measures that can be taken to prevent similar accidents in

                the future.


          • Accident, injury and illness reports are required by various Federal and State laws. Accident reports are also

              required by all companies' insurance carriers.


          • It is the policy of [COMPANY] that investigation of all work related accidents, injuries and illnesses are to be

             conducted in a professional manner to identify probable causes and are used to develop specific management

             actions for the prevention of future accidents.

          • This course will introduce participants to how to investigate incidents and accidents to establish the root cause

             and  prepare and issue detailed reports.

 

 Target Audience: 

                • All HSE Staff

 

Course Contents:

       Incident and Accident Investigation & Reporting
                • Overview of HSE incident types and categories 
                • Investigation & Reporting Responsibilities
                                 Management
                                 Supervisors
                                 Employees


                • Hazard Control
                                 Engineering Controls
                                 Administrative Controls
                                 Training Controls


                • Supervisor Involvement
                • Immediate Steps
                • Accident Prevention
                • Initial Investigation Procedures
                                 Steps
                                 Determine

                 • Follow-up Accident Investigation

                                 Steps
                                 Conducting Interviews

 

                • Accident Analysis

                • Change Analysis
                • Job Safety Analysis
                • Investigation Report
                                1. Background Information
                                2. Account of the Accident (What happened?)
                                3. Discussion (Analysis of the Accident - HOW; WHY)
                                4. Recommendations (to prevent a recurrence) for immediate and long-range action to remedy Basic,

                                    Indirect, and Direct causes

 

                 • Case Study: Possible Causes of Accidents 

                                 Unsafe Acts
                                 Unsafe Conditions
                                 Recommendations
                                 Records

 

          Accident Reporting & Recordkeeping

                • Reporting & Recordkeeping Responsibilities
                                 Management
                                 Supervisors
                                 Employees

             

                • Incidents (Occupational injuries and illnesses)
                • Events (Near Misses)
                • Incident Reporting Procedures
                                 Incidents (Injuries and Illnesses)
                                 Events

                • Recordkeeping
                • Program Audits
                • Recording Injuries & Illnesses
                • Record ability Decision Tree 
                • Pre-existing Conditions
                

                • Medical Treatment
                • First Aid
                • Recording needles tick and sharps injuries
                • Recording cuts, lacerations, punctures, and scratches
                • Recording Medical Removal Cases

                

                • Recording Occupational Hearing Loss Year 2002
                • Recording criteria for calendar year 2003 and later years
                • Recording work-related tuberculosis cases
                • Injury & Illness Summary

      Inspections, Checklists & Procedure Audits
      Inspections
                • Overview
                • Purpose of Inspections
                • Snap Shot Approach
                • TUNNEL VISION
                • Responsibilities
                                 Site Manager
                                 Middle Managers/Supervisors
                                 Employees

               • Develop Inspection Procedure
                                 Define responsibility; 
                                 Stipulate the frequency of inspections (which should be on a regular basis); 
                                 Give precedence to consultation with worker safety and health representatives; 
                                 Recommend appropriate corrective action within specified timeframes; 
                                 Set priorities for corrective action; 
                                 Assign personnel for corrective action; 
                                 Provide feedback to the safety and health committee; 
                                 Provide feedback to work groups; and 
                                Follow-up or review of corrective action.

 

          Checklists
                • Develop Inspection Checklist
                • Problems and Benefits of Checklists
                • Use Work Area Specific Checklists
                • Example Maintenance Workshop Inspection Checklist

         Safety and health program assessment
               • Management leadership and employment participation
                             Clear worksite safety and health policy
                             Clear goals and objectives, set and communicated
                             Management leadership
                             Engagement examples
                             Employee involvement
                             Assigned safety and health responsibilities
                             Authority and resources for safety and health
                             Accountability
                             Program review (quality assurance)
           

                 • Workplace analysis
                           Hazard identification (expert survey)
                           Hazard identification (change analysis)

                           Hazard identification (routine hazard analysis)
                           Hazard identification (inspection)
                           Hazard reporting system
                           Accident/incident investigation

                           Injury/illness analysis

 

            • Hazard prevention and control
                           Timely hazard control
                           Facility/equipment maintenance
                           Emergency planning and preparation
                           Emergency equipment
                           Medical program (health providers)
                           Medical program (emergency care)

 

            • Safety and health training
                           Employees learn hazards, how to protect themselves and others
                           Supervisors learn responsibilities and underlying reasons
                           Managers learn safety and health program management

            • Final accounting