Module 6: Accident / Incident Investigation

Module 6: Accident / Incident Investigation

Accident incident investigation

eLearning Course



Instructor Led Training (Classroom)

DURATION: 1 Day (8:30am – 4:30pm)



learning Objectives

The learning objectives of this course are to:

  • Recognize and use the seven steps in initial response to an accident.
  • Collect evidence using the four P’s.
  • Identify and use at least three methods of preserving position evidence.
  • Use nine guidelines for effective interviewing.
  • Identify the parts evidence at the scene of the accident.
  • Identify the paper evidence contained in various records.
  • Apply a five-part loss causation/problem solving model for analyzing evidence.
  • Identify losses, contacts, immediate causes, basic causes and lack of control in the accident.
  • Develop and categorize specific remedial actions as either “temporary” or “permanent”.
  • Complete the appropriate information in an incident investigation report.

The second part of the day involves:

  • Creating an effective critical incident plan utilizing the tools learned in the first session to equip staff with the tools they need to deal with the more critical incident situations
  • Learn the importance of preparation and prevention:
    review and practice the steps of response to a situation,
    • control of the situation,
    • working with outside agencies,
    • incident investigation,
    • returning to work, and lastly,
    • de-briefing.
  • Problem solving and practicing the investigation techniques taught are part of the activities. Upon completion the participant will be able to conduct an investigation by applying the loss causation model.


A Certificate of Achievement will be issued upon successful completion of the course exam.


This course is a:


Online Course:

To successfully complete the course, the learner has 3 attempts to achieve 80% or higher on the exam.
Online duration subject to student capabilities.

In-House Training:

AASP will also accommodate in-house training sessions as requested (min 12 participants – max 25 participants / session).
Additional courses will be scheduled as needed.

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