OSH 4601

Description

Study of integrating accident or near miss investigations as an effective, practical, and even a profitable, management tool. Incorporates systematic, procedural, determinative, and corrective applications for investigative accident management.

Objectives

  1. Identify and describe how corrective actions are generated from the accident analysis process.
  2. Apply accident investigation techniques in evaluating complex accident investigation scenarios and findings.
  3. Identify and describe the theoretical fundamentals of Root Cause Analysis.
  4. Identify and discuss the purpose and value of accident investigation.
  5. Identify and describe specific analytical processes commonly used in accident investigation to include 'Event and causal factors analysis'.
  6. Identify and describe tree analysis techniques and how they apply to accident analysis and hazard prevention.
  7. Identify, describe, and apply the fundamentals and importance of follow-up in relation to corrective action implementation.
  8. Identify techniques used and discuss the investigative or data gathering phase of accident investigation.
  9. Recognize how management systems impact worker safety and accidents.
  10. Construct an 'Events and Causal Factors Chart'.
  11. Discuss the need for planning and how to plan for investigating accidents

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

None

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu