Who should attend
Students from all educational backgrounds welcome.
About the course
This seminar will step you through the investigation of “unplanned events.” Learn the critical parts of the initial response, securing the area, gathering evidence, interviewing techniques, documentation, role of various stakeholders, reporting formats, etc. Also learn the primary reasons for performing incident investigations.
Course at a glance
- Fully online self-paced asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
- Aimed at entry-level and practicing health and safety coordinators, professionals, officers, technicians, supervisors, trainers, management, and administrators.
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Recognize the importance of the accident theory within incident investigation practice.
- Describe the processes involved in determining the costs of incidents.
- Identify best practices in preserving fragile information during incident investigations.
- Describe key strategies for collecting pertinent information for analysis following an incident.
- Analyze a case to establish a probable cause and a potential contributing factor.
- Identify communication strategies to effect change and prevent recurrence.
- Prepare a follow-up plan to ensure post-incident safety recommendations are implemented.
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.