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Accident Investigation Best Practices: Reduce Liability, Injuries & Costs


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Work-related accidents occur every day, resulting in lost wages, workers' comp claims, derailed production, OSHA citations, and even lawsuits. Often, these are the result of inadequate or nonexistent policies, poor employee training or faulty equipment. Providing clear guidelines on conducting accident investigations reduces your risks and encourages successful prevention measures. How can you implement OSHA-compliant accident investigation policies and procedures? Join OSHA expert Max Muller, JD, for this can't-miss, 75-minute webinar to discover:

  • How to set effective accident investigation procedures
  • What you need to know about conducting an accident investigation
  • Guidance on preparing your investigation: Collecting vital information
  • Accident investigations as a prevention tool: Tips you can use now
  • Bonus handout: Chart for managing different types of witnesses & what to ask

Program Highlights

  • Accident Investigation Procedures to Ensure You Get It Right

    • Organization practices that set the stage for a successful investigation
    • Investigation triggers: When to launch a full investigation
    • What to investigate: Proximate causes or root causes in-fact
  • Conducting the Investigation & Reporting: Key Practices to Follow

    • How to select an investigator: Material considerations to know
    • The vital nature of a date and time chronology of events
    • Categorizing & questioning witnesses: Best practices to use
    • Accidents you must report to OSHA & timing for reporting
  • Preparing Investigation, Prevention Measures & Ensuring OSHA Compliance

    • How to effectively take and create accident scene photos & drawings
    • Tips on using accidents investigations as a prevention tool
    • Accident report drafts: Using "I-R-A-C" or "B-L-UF" writing styles
    • Extra bonus: Get a chart of different witnesses & what to ask them
  • Live Q&A - Have your Accident Investigation questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Max Muller, an OSHA Authorized General Industry Outreach Trainer, has more than 40 years of business experience as an attorney, businessman, and professional trainer. In 1990, drawing on his diverse background, he began a consulting practice focusing on providing practical solutions in the areas of workplace legalities, e.g., equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, FMLA, ADA, COBRA, FLSA, ADEA, etc.; safety and health regulatory compliance (OSHA); facilities management; and, warehousing/inventory control.

  • He authored several books like "The Manager's Guide to HR: Hiring, Firing, Performance Evaluations, Documentation, Benefits, and Everything Else You Need to Know, Second Edition", AMACOM Books and SHRM, New York City, August 2013.
  • He has presented more than 3,000 seminars, webinars and pod-casts all over the world attended or listened to by more than 100,000 people.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 75-minute webinar to discover key practices to use to investigate accidents, reduce liability, and prevent incidents.