OSH 4601: Accident Investigation


Accident Investigation includes a study of integrating accident or near-miss investigations as an effective, practical, and even a profitable management tool. This course incorporates systematic, procedural, determinative, and corrective applications for investigative accident management.


  1. Identify key benefits of conducting accident investigations.
  2. Describe the accident investigation process.
  3. Apply accident investigation techniques to realistic case study scenarios.
  4. Evaluate analytical processes commonly used in accident investigations.
  5. Compare various accident causation theories and models.
  6. Examine the relationship between accident investigation and hazard prevention.
  7. Describe managerial practices for ensuring implementation of corrective actions.


  1. OSH 3303
  2. OSH 3525
  3. OSH 3001


Accident investigation techniques: Basic theories, analytical methods, and applications (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: American Society of Safety Engineers (2012)
Author: Oakley, J. S.
ISBN: 9781885581624
Price: $35.04

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