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Accident investigation online course

This course teaches you the fundamentals of conducting a workplace accident investigation.

Available in Spanish

This online program is part of the Safety Committee Suite.

Completing the three courses that make up the suite – Safety Meetings and Committees, Accident Investigation, and Hazard Identification – satisfies the basic requirements for training safety committee members.

It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure all training requirements are met, including any site specific information.

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Module content

Accidents and incidents.

The rules that cover accidents and incidents.

The primary tasks for each investigation.

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Laying a good investigation foundation.

Securing the scene.

When to report an accident to Oregon OSHA.

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Putting together an investigator's kit.

Collecting the facts.

Obtaining initial statements.

Photographing, videotaping, and sketching the scene.

Reviewing documents.

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Who you should interview.

Interviewing techniques.

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Developing the sequence of events.

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Safety systems.

Cause analysis.

Injury analysis.

Event analysis.

System analysis.

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The 3 types of controls.

System improvements.

Cost benefit analysis.

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The accident report form.

How to complete each section.

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At the end of each module is a short quiz

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Resources

Accident investigation topic page


Continuing Education

This course has been approved for CEUs.
Get details here.


For questions or help

Email us at ed.web@oregon.gov

503-947-7443

Toll-free 888-292-5247, Option 2


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