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Accident Investigation

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This RRC Accident Investigation course provides a comprehensive overview of the entire accident investigation process. It’s a perfect introduction for anyone new to accident investigation or anyone wishing to refresh their knowledge and skills on this topic, especially supervisors and managers involved in accident investigations at work.

RRC Classroom Courses

  • 1 day - Glasgow
  • 1-2 days - In-Company training worldwide
Next RRC Accident Investigation course
Glasgow 20 Aug 18
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A wide range of coures to help improve your Health, Safety & Environmental performance

Classroom Learning with RRC

  • Expert teaching from experienced Health & Safety trainers.
  • Modern, professional training environment - providing the perfect environment to learn.
  • Refreshments throughout the day including lunch.
  • Advice and support from the RRC Trainer Customer Services Teams.

On completion of the course delegates will:

  • Be able to identify the scale of investigation needed:
    • Proportionate approach based on potential worst outcome and likelihood of recurrence
  • Understand the causes of accidents and identify their root causes:
    • Causation sequence theories (root causes, immediate causes, accident, outcome)
    • Unsafe acts/behaviours and conditions
    • Root cause identification tools – use of 5 whys
  • Understand the investigation process:
    • Gathering information – physical evidence and witness testimony (who, when, how, why...)
    • Analysis of causes
  • Select effective measures to prevent recurrence:
    • Devising measures based on the hierarchy of control
    • Action planning and implementing

Topics Covered include

  • Which Accidents Should We Investigate?
  • Causes of Accidents
  • Collecting Information
  • Identify and Implement Precautions


  • 26 Mar 18
  • 20 Aug 18
  • 26 Nov 18

RRC are experts in the design and delivery of health and safety training throughout the world. Over our 85 year history, a million students and thousands of businesses have chosen RRC as their preferred training provider. Our expert trainers and friendly support teams inspire total confidence in the individuals and companies we train and advise.

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Training is all about quality and this starts with our trainers. It has taken many years to build RRC’s team of expert trainers and we are proud to have the best international team of HSE trainers there is. This team is at the heart of everything we do; developing and updating our course content, delivering and assessing our courses, supporting our students, consulting and always making sure we are firmly focused on our customers’ needs.

The team is a highly effective mix of academics, practitioners, and consultants with a wide range of experience across all sectors. It is led by a team of experienced HSE practitioners:

  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - RRC Director
  • Dr Jim Phelpstead BSc, PhD, CMIOSH – RRC Lead Tutor – Health & Safety
  • John Binns BSc (Hons), MSc, MIEMA – RRC Lead Tutor – Environmental Management

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Providing a good service is really important to RRC, as there is no point in having great trainers without excellent customer service. Whether you are enquiring about a course, registering for your exam or visiting any one of our training centres, you can be sure you will receive the very best customer service.

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RRC’s reputation has been built on quality and over our 85 year history, many hundreds of thousands of happy customers have enjoyed success in their qualifications and careers through studying with RRC. We work closely with the awarding and industry bodies to ensure our courses are fully up-to-date and aligned with the latest syllabus revisions, legislation changes and exam procedures. Our ISO 9001 accreditation demonstrates our commitment to continual improvement.

Great Results

RRC have an exceptional track record. The clear, engaging and interactive courses we deliver guarantee our students receive the best possible training and ensure they get a full understanding of both the subject matter and how the assessment works. This not only leads to exam success, but also develops the understanding and competency they will need to apply their knowledge in the workplace.

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