Training Programs & Schedules

Accident/Incident Investigation

Course Length – 6 Hours

This program is designed to provide you with a basic approach to understanding why accidents and injuries occur, risk factors, scene management, reporting and accident investigation. Participants will learn how to choose the best corrective actions and apply the proper investigative techniques to avoid expensive & harmful impacts of accidents.

The course consists of the following topics:

  • Legal Expectations
  • Definitions
  • Costs of an accident
  • Why Accidents Happen
  • Importance of an Investigation
  • Accident Scene Procedure
  • Root Cause
  • Report Writing
  • Due Diligence


Legislative Reference:

Occupational Health and Safety Act ss. 8(14), 9(31)

8(14)Where a person is killed or critically injured at a workplace from any cause, the health and safety representative may, subject to subsection 51(2), inspect the place where the accident occurred and any machine, device or thing, and shall report his or her findings in writing to a Director.

9(31) The members of a committee who represent workers shall designate one or more such members to investigate cases where a worker is killed or critically injured at a workplace from any cause and one of those members may, subject to subsection 51 (2), inspect the place where the accident occurred and any machine, device or thing, and shall report his or her findings to a Director and to the committee.

2017 Upcoming Course Dates

  • To request course dates:
    519.758.0819 or email

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