AII621 - Accident and Incident Investigation

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Subject Title
Accident and Incident Investigation

Subject Description
The requirement of managing safety data is one area that must include investigation. This course develops the skills to identify which occurrences require investigation. The components of investigation include collection of facts, forensic data, interviews, preservation of evidence, securing the site, safety of investigators and media management are components of the course. Documentation and TSB formatting of safety investigations are required standards in the lesson plan. 

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Elaborate on the principles of Investigation and demonstrate how to apply them to an organization
2. Create an accident investigation plan and communicate with the event team
3. Document interviews and use tools of investigation – cameras, drawings
4. Formulate the investigation data into a completed Accident Report
5. Liaise with security  agencies and other investigation bodies

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.