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Incident Investigation (S2) – RIIWHS301D

RIIWHS301D Conduct Safety and Health Investigations
Face to Face or Online / Distance Learning
Duration: 1 day
8am - 4:30pm
Brisbane, Gold Coast
Maximum Students:

Course Dates and Locations


cs-content-time 8am - 4:30pm

Online or Distance Learning Study Option

Gold Coast

cs-content-time 8am - 4:30pm

Online or Distance Learning Study Option

Course Description

This course has been developed to meet the incident investigation unit (formerly S2 of the Supervisor S123 course) requirements in the mining industry for a Mining Supervisor or Site Safety and Health Representative. This unit is approved by the Safety and Health Advisory  Committees for supervisors and site safety and health representatives.

Target Audience

This course is designed for persons required to be involved in site incident investigation including:

  • Supervisors
  • Health and Site Safety Representatives (HSR’s)
  • Safety Committee Members
  • Managers
  • Union Delegates
  • Safety Advisors / Managers
  • Inspectors
  • Human Resource Personnel
  • Trainers and Assessors

Course Content

  • Determine the incident investigation objectives
  • Gather information
  • Evaluate information
  • Identify courses of action
  • Prepare and present investigation reports

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course candidates should be able to perform the following:

  • locates and applies relevant legislation, documentation, policies and procedures
  • determining objective and authority of the investigation
  • planning and organising activity to gather evidence
  • undertaking research to gather evidence
  • engaging others in the investigation process
  • questioning and actively listening to those involved in the investigation
  • correctly collecting and maintaining the integrity of evidence
  • identifying and/or confirming the linkages between factors and outcomes, causes and effects and direct/indirect causal relationships
  • drawing draw conclusions and identifying appropriate course of action to resolve issue
  • writing clearly, concisely and effectively report investigation outcomes and presenting the outcomes to others

Assessments and Awards

  • RIIWHS 301D Conduct Safety and Health Investigations

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