Incident Investigation: A Root Cause Analysis

Part of the Supervisor Safety Certificate, and the Advanced Safety Certificate

DATES & LOCATIONS

June 24, 2014
Schneider National – Glory Meeting Room
1555 Glory Rd
Green Bay, WI 54304 • 608.258.3400

October 9, 2014
WSC/WMC Headquarters
501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703 • 608.258.3400

COURSE OVERVIEW
A systematic approach to incident investigation, identification of causal factors, and implementation of corrective actions is essential to managing an effective safety and health program. This seminar will help you determine the factors that cause preventable incidents and recommend effective corrective actions. Students will participate in mock accident exercises. This class examines accident (incident) investigation and analysis as a means to improve safety performance, preventing injuries, property damage and financial losses. To have an effective safety program, you must identify and control hazards, and investigate accidents to determine the causes in order to prevent recurrence. Learn how in this session.

KEY TOPICS/GOALS/OBJECTIVES
Accident Investigation

  • Definition of an accident
  • Direct and indirect costs of accidents
  • Supervisor’s role in accident investigation
  • Investigative process and procedures
  • Deficiencies in the management system
  • Why accidents may not get reported/human relation issues affecting accident reporting

Investigative Procedures

  • Securing the scene
  • Utilize witness interviewing techniques
  • Identifying the facts and analyzing the multiple causal factors
  • Root cause analysis
  • Data to include investigation reports
  • Selecting and implementing corrective action
  • Post action: hazard control measures and follow-up

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
Attendees will leave this course with the in-depth knowledge necessary for accurate OSHA recordkeeping. Receive the critical information you need to improve worker safety and stay in complete compliance with OSHA regulations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All levels of management, safety practitioners, safety committee members, and individuals responsible for investigating accidents (incidents). Supervisors, lead personnel, foremen and others who are involved in accident prevention in business, industry, government, schools and other organizations.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
This class examines accident (incident) investigation and analysis as a means of preventing injuries, property damage and financial losses. Coursework focuses on techniques for gathering complete, accurate and objective accident data used to arrive at true root causes and determine corrective action. Participants will learn a step-by-step investigation procedure for analyzing all possible root causes.

SUPERVISOR SAFETY CERTFICATE COMPONENTS
Earn the Supervisor Safety Certificate by completing the following programs within 3 years.

INSTRUCTOR
Bill Koepnick, President, Professional Training Services, Inc.

SCHEDULE
Registration/Networking: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Course: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (lunch is included)

FEES
Regular Price $345
Discounted Member $245
Course materials included.

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEUs)
Attend this course and earn .65 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.

 

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Contact Information, Forms and Logistics

Phone: 800.236.3400
Email
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Mail: Wisconsin Safety Council, PO Box 352, Madison, WI 53701-0352
Fax: 608.258.3413
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