Course DescriptionStudents learn best practices in incident investigation and root cause analysis. An overview of industrial hygiene, including expectations and best practices is provided. Other topics of inquiry include pre-use analysis, value-added routine inspections, employee hazard reporting and correction tracking systems. The importance of trend analysis with leading versus lagging indicators is discussed.
At the conclusion of this course, students will:
- Understand the ANSI Z10 requirements for incident investigation and safety audits.
- Have exposure to the necessary interplay between organizational culture and root cause analysis in effective incident investigations.
- Be able to identify the Five Key Phases of root cause incident investigation.
- Understand the appropriate scope and management expectations for a safety audit.
- Understand how to distinguish between incident investigations and incident analysis.
- Obtain a basic understanding of the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and trend analysis.
- Understand the concepts of hazards, hazard analysis and the hazard analysis process.
- Understand the application of the Hazard Triangle in work environments.
- Properly apply the Ten Steps of Hazard Analysis.
- Discuss and understand the Preliminary Hazard Analysis, What-If Analysis, Checklist Analysis, Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA), Fault Tree, Management Oversight and Risk Tree (MORT) Technique.
- Understand the OSHA VPP guideline requirements for the Baseline Hazard Analysis and Routine Hazard Analysis of jobs and tasks.
- Understand the importance of Hazard Analysis of Significant Change.
- Understand methods for hazard determination and postulation.
- Understand the OSHA VPP requirements for routine inspections of work sites.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- VPP On-Demand Safety Certificate Program : VPP On-Demand Safety Certificate