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Accident Investigation Training (Rail)

Course Overview:

Our accident investigation training will give delegates a broad understanding of the accident investigation process, looking at the benefits of accident prevention and putting the emphasis on practical training exercises and real-life case studies. This course covers the industry process, as detailed in the RSSB Railway Group Standard.

Course / Session Duration:

The duration of this course varies. A one-day Level 1 course, 2-day Level 2 course or we can deliver a more in depth, Level 3, three-day course. The Level 1 & 2 courses can be delivered online or as a traditional face-to-face tutor led session on your own site or venue.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand the principles of accident investigation

  • Be able to recognise the benefits of accident prevention

  • Learn about the concepts of human factors

  • Demonstrate understanding with accident reporting and the scope of an investigation

  • Establish different accident investigation techniques

  • Engage in practical exercises using case studies to learn about the process and flow of accident investigation

Target Audience:

This training is suitable for line managers, supervisors, safety representatives – and anyone with the responsibility for investigating accidents.

Assessment Method:

Delegates will be required to complete a knowledge assessment at the end of the course and/or a written report example dependent on the level of course. Upon successful completion of the course and assessment, delegates will receive a certificate.

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