Skills Programme: Leading Incident Investigation Management, U/S 120335 & 9964

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Purpose of the course:
This course is designed to be able to demonstrate the ability to conduct investigations into workplace incidents. The competency includes all the activities required to successfully conduct incident investigations.

SAQA unit standard aligned:  
Unit standard 120335 Conduct an investigation into workplace incidents NQF level 3 worth 5 credits.  

Unit standard 9964 Apply Health and Safety to a work area NQF level 2 worth 3 credits.  
Course structure:  
Module 1

·     Investigating workplace incidents
Purpose of investigation
·     Prepare for data gathering
Purpose fit and availability of resources
Hazard and risk control
·     Basic law of evidence
·     Evaluating data
Gathering data accordingly
Prevailing conditions
Establishing variances
Cause identification
Consequences of non-compliance
Report writing
·     Using Ohs Act requirements in an incident investigation
·     Post Investigation
Reporting findings
Dealing with findings
Evaluating and recording accordingly
Consequences of non-compliance
·     The effect of an incident on an Ohs Management system
The purpose of a management system
Identified shortfalls with respect to the Ohs management system
Module 2
·      Understanding danger, hazard, and risk – identify, remove, reduce and report
·      Implications of exposure to hazardous substances
·      What is a safety plan?
·      Establish what is applicable and whether compliance has been achieved through legal compliance auditing
·      Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment – Assessment, correct usage, and application
·      Emergency Procedures – location of fire extinguishers hoses and alarms.  Different extinguishers for types of fires. Communication when there is an emergency situation
·      Procedure for reporting and recording illness or any emergency situation
·      What to do when the injury leads to a claim against the workman’s compensation.
Incident reporting and deadlines
Target group:  
This course is aimed at all persons inclusive of Seniors and She representatives to learn how to effectively investigate incidents and to take control of an incident investigation at a workplace.

The attendance and competent certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.