Accident/Incident Investigation Training

Course Objectives

  • This course is aimed at Identifying the root causes of incidents,
  • Prevention of incidents. 
  • The importance of investigating incidents

Learning Outcomes

  • Specified requirements related to conducting an investigation into workplace incidents.
  • The relevant standards for an investigation into workplace incidents are explained.
  • The extent of the investigation is explained.
  • The relevant hazards and risks likely to be encountered during an investigation. 
  • The purpose of conducting investigations into workplace incidents.
  • Prepare to gather data for the investigation.
  • Purpose and extent of the investigation.
  • The persons, tools, equipment and material are substantiated as fit for purpose and available.
  • The relevant hazard and risk control measures for workplace incident data gathering and the consequences of not conforming to specified requirements, in preparing for data gathering are explained.
  • Gathering and evaluation of data.
  • Data is gathered according to the requirements for the type of investigation.
  • Determination of the prevailing conditions at the scene of the incident using accepted data gathering methods.
  • Evaluation of data gathered in order to establish variances between actual and required standards and procedures are explained.
  • The causes of the incident are identified through interpretation of these variances.
  • The importance of identifying the causes of the incident being investigated 
  • Consequences of non-compliance with any of the required steps is explained.


  • Communications at NQF Level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2


Delegates who successfully complete this course will be awarded a certificate of completion.


South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Botswana, Rwanda & Namibia 

Booking and Registration

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Do you wish to book up to or more than 4 delegates, consider an in-company course (Lopterra will deliver this course at your premises at an affordable rate). Please call us on +27 11 083 6811, +27 (0) 72 390 4560, +234 806 659 7728

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