Course discusses basic accident investigation requirements and guidance, why we investigate accidents, what an accident is, and the details of the accident investigation process. This module also briefly reviews crisis management planning. Upon completion, the student should understand what an accident is and be able to identify the different types; know why accident investigations are conducted; be able to identify different causal factors; understand the process of conducting an accident investigation; know how to gather information; know how to develop corrective actions; understand the basic principles of crisis management. Sample accident investigation forms are provided.
This online Accident Investigation course will explain what an accident is and cover the details of documenting an accident investigation. One section includes a three-stage process that explains how to properly respond to a crisis. By the end of this online course, you will have been presented with the knowledge required to properly handle and document an accident investigation.