Accident Report Training

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In our Accident Report Training course, you will  gain the knowledge and skills required for handling, reporting and preventing accidents. You will acquire an in-depth understanding of the legal frameworks and regulations governing accident reporting as it applies in the UK.

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Course Description

All about Accident Reporting

On completion of the course, students will gain the knowledge and skills for handling, reporting and preventing accidents. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the legal frameworks and regulations governing accident reporting and preventing accidents as it applies in the UK.

We will cover the Health and Safety Act and the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (RIDDOR). You will identify what constitutes an accident in the industrial context and the importance of timely and accurate reporting.

We will cover the role of incident investigators and root cause analysis techniques and the implementation of safety protocols. You will also learn about maintenance and safety checks including record keeping.

You will learn how to use reporting tools and systems effectively and we will also cover the gathering of information and witnesses. You will explore effective communications and confidentiality issues and learn the skills required for effective post accident management.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Accident Reporting – In the first unit we will cover the handling, reporting and prevention of accidents in the UK. You will explore the legal frameworks and regulations governing accident reporting, the health and safety act and RIDDOR. We will examine the importance of the timely and accurate reporting and the effective use of systems and tools.
  • Unit 2 – Reporting Procedures and Documentation – In this unit we will explore procedures and documentation focusing on safety regulations and best practices. You will learn about immediate response and emergency measures. We will cover the process of gathering information and witness statements, completing accident report forms and communication with supervisors and authorities.
  • Unit 3 – Investigating Accidents and Root Causes – In the third unit we will cover the role of incident investigators and root cause analysis techniques. We will explore the process of risk assessment in preventing recurrence of accidents. We will cover documentation, witness interviews and writing investigation reports.
  • Unit 4 – Communication and Follow-Up – In the final unit we will cover the crucial stages of communication and follow up after an industrial accident. You will learn the skills needed for effective follow up including thorough investigations. We will explore the framework for reporting to management and stakeholders and long term communication and continuous improvement strategies.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Accident Report Training course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Accident Report Training course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Accident Report Training course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Accident Report Training
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