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ACSA – Worksite Investigation Basics

Please note that this course replaces Managing Workplace Investigations (MWI).  This course can be used as an elective for the NCSO/HSA Programs.

Classroom Course

This one-day course is designed to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to be able to analyze a basic worksite incident, determine incident causes, and complete an investigation report.  The theory component of the course is completed in the morning session.  The practical component of the course is completed during an investigation workshop in the afternoon session.  Attendance at both sessions is required.


  • Reasons for performing investigations
  • Importance of investigating near misses
  • Legislation requirements under OHS
  • Elements of an investigation policy
  • Simplified Investigation Process (SIP)
  • Loss Causation Model (LCM)
  • SMART corrective actions
  • Investigation documentation and reporting