Incident Investigations: The What, Why & How to Investigate
OSHA expects employers to investigate all incidents that may have caused harm or put worker safety at risk. An effective investigation requires more than simply looking at what happened. You must also determine and understand why the incident occurred.
In this 60-minute program, you'll discover proven and practical concepts for identifying root-cause factors that will prevent reoccurrences of safety incidents and hazards, ways to keep employees safe, and how to reduce company liabilities. Join us to discover:
- Guidelines for planning, conducting & documenting effective incident investigations
- How to identify the root cause & ensure that corrective actions are in place
- Ways you can increase employee participation in the incident investigation process
- Key training components for employees involved with incident investigations
- How to apply Root Cause Analysis (RCA) techniques when investigating
Conducting an Effective Incident Investigation: The Why, What, When & How
- Documenting essentials for an effective incident investigation including “near misses”
- Determining the costs (direct & indirect) of a workplace incident and related metrics
- Which Root Cause Analysis (RCA) technique is most effective for your company
- Selecting and training appropriate operations personnel to conduct investigations
- Identifying all contributing factors when determining the root cause
- Methods to prevent potentially hazardous conditions in the workplace
Regulatory Look at Investigating Safety Risks & Incidents
- Latest relevant incident investigation consensus standard guidelines
- Provide assistance to Workers’ Compensation personnel in processing claims
- Regulatory requirements for employees and contractors to timely report incidents
- Recent OSHA injury and illness case studies related to hazardous conditions
- OSHA’s formula for issuing citations related to workplace incidents
- Procedures for contesting and mitigating citations after an OSHA inspection
Question and Answer Session - Your specific questions & unique challenges will be addressed!
About the Speaker
Jack Fearing, CPEA, is the Managing Partner for Fearing International Group LLC and has more than 35 years of experience in occupational safety & health management, program auditing & consulting.
- He is a certified Health & Safety auditor, an OSHA-authorized 10/30 hour instructor, and a professional member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He was the NJASSP Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) in 2019.
- His experience includes EHS Director for a global defense contractor, an audit program director for multi-national manufacturing company and audit team leader for a leading multi-national pharmaceutical company.
- He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts (BS) and Boston University (M.Ed). He is retired US Army LTC, Senior Army Aviator and Aviation Safety Officer.
- Jack is an accomplished author and speaker and has been published in various American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) professional journals on numerous safety topics as well as featured articles in "CoatingsPro", "Today's Facility Manager" & "Facility Safety Management". He is also a frequent speaker and trainer for local, regional and national events.
In this instructor-led, 60-minute event you will discover the keys to developing and implementing an effective incident investigation process. Plus, how to apply the most appropriate root cause analysis technique to uncover why the incident occurred.
If you'd like this program customized for your organization, call us at 1-800-964-6033. We're certain we can fulfill your training needs, while making it fit in your budget!
Premier Learning Solutions is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
This program has been approved for 1 (HR (General)) recertification credit hour toward aPHRTM, aPHRiTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Learn more at hrci.org
For this one hour program you may claim 0.05 continuance of certification points (COC's) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).
Please submit a request to obtain proof of your participation and a certificate of attendance will be emailed within 2-3 days.