Mishap Investigation outline

As per OSHA Act, legal obligation binds every employer to furnish a jobsite protected from recognized hazards. Employers and employees have the chance to identify risks in their methods and weaknesses in their safety and health systems by investigating into a worksite accident, such as a fatality, injury, illness, or close call. Most critically, it makes possible for both employers and employees to recognize and carry out the necessary remedial measures to stop recurrence of such accidents in future.

Goals of the Course

This course will introduce students to basic effective procedures of accident investigation. They will be able to take a look at different accident analysis techniques.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The intentional audience for this course is all those people who are working or maintaining
operation on site. These personnel include
a) Treatment, storage and disposal personnel;
b) Hazardous waste cleanup personnel;
c) Emergency responders (HAZMAT personnel).

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

Training Modules:

Module 1

Introduction – Basics of the Accident Investigation

Module 2

Initiating the Investigation

Module 3

Documenting the Accident Scene

Module 4

Conducting Interviews

Module 5

Conducting Event Analysis

Module 6

Determining Surface and Root Causes

Module 7

Developing Recommendations

Module 8

Writing the Accident Report

Module 9

Selling Management on Recommendations

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Students are expected to take quiz after every module as a test of their competence. The quiz will
contain short questions from the respective modules.

Examinable Features

Completion time

In order to receive certification, a student must complete
24-hour Hazwoper Course within 6 months after enrollment. After that time period, the student account will expire and a new subscription will be required.
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