Canary Safety and Risk Consulting

H&S Incident (Injury or Near Miss) Investigations


This training course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, tools and resources to properly and effectively investigate health and safety incidents to prevent future similar incidents through root-cause analysis. Participants will gain practical experience in performing effective workplace incident investigations to continually improve safety, minimize risks and achieve regulatory compliance.

Topics Covered

  • What are H&S incidents and what requires investigation
  • Requirements and process of an incident investigation¬†
  • Investigation kit, materials and team requirements
  • Navigating of incident reporting forms specific to the organization and requirements of the jurisdiction
  • Root-cause analysis
  • Effective preventative measures to prevent future similar incidents

Course Benefits

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of health and safety incidents and effective response and investigation
  • Acquire the skills to conduct proper and thorough investigations through root-cause analysis
  • Ensure participants understand how to identify and recommend preventative measures to prevent a future similar incident and continuously improve safety¬†
  • Demonstrate compliance with applicable workplace safety legislation
  • Foster a positive safety culture, promoting employee well-being and organizational effectiveness and success

Target Audience

This course is designed for team leaders, managers/supervisors, Joint Health and Safety Committees or any personnel to enhance your team’s ability to properly and effectively respond and investigate incidents to continuously improve safety and achieve regulatory compliance. It is suitable for individuals across various industries and sectors.

Course Format

Canary Safety and Risk Consulting will work with you to tailor this course specific to your organization and team to ensure they are equipped with information, tools and resources to effectively investigate H&S incidents through root-cause analysis based on your needs and preferred learning methodologies using hands-on exercises and real-life case studies.

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