This course provides participants with an introduction to basic accident investigation procedures and describes various accident analysis techniques. US Army accident reporting, investigation, and analysis techniques are incorporated into a comprehensive overview of the accident investigation and analysis process. This course includes a variety of accident investigation issues such as effective accident investigation preparation, current theories on accident causation, root cause analysis, data acquisition, investigative techniques, the elements and structure of accident reports, writing effective recommendations, safety and health management system deficiencies, and management responsibilities. Emphasis is placed on determining the proper sequence of events to develop management system actions to prevent recurrence of accidents. The goal of the course is to help participants gain the basic knowledge and skills necessary to conduct an effective accident investigation, determine root causes, and prepare an accident report with effective recommendations.
Please note: A percentage of 80% or higher is considered passing for the test associated with this online course. Upon completion and passing the test, you will be able to download a certification of completion. You will only have one opportunity to pass the test. If you do not pass the test, you will be required to register and pay again to retake the course and test.