How to Conduct a Workers’ Comp Accident Investigation – Ventura

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How to Conduct a Workers’ Comp Accident Investigation


This seminar aims to provide the participants with an understanding why and how to conduct workplace accident or incident investigations. Often times when an accident occurs at work, the company is ill prepared to conduct an investigation. Investigations often fail to determine what caused the accident or incident and how to prevent future similar incidents, “carelessness” and “be careful” are not acceptable causes or solutions! Accident/Incident investigations should be useful tools that help identify internal deficiencies that exist within the organization which allowed for the circumstances to exist that led up to the incident! Please join us as we review the basics of the accident investigation process. 


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196 South Fir Street, Ventura, CA 93001

Cost: $150 (No charge for our clients)



  • Why must all accidents and incidents including near misses be investigated?

  • Possible legal considerations relevant to the investigation – a safety persons perspective

  • Are there times when I should contact my attorney when an accident occurs?

  • Who should conduct the investigation?

  • How do I conduct an investigation?

  • What tools do I need?

  • What do I need to know about writing up the investigation report?

  • When must I report the accident to Cal/OSHA?

  • What should I do if I don’t believe the accident happened the way they say it did?

  • And more


Please make sure all attendees arrive at least 15 minutes ahead to sign in. Class will start right on time due to the mandatory two hour training.

Register within 5 business days of seminar date.

If registering after this date, please call us to confirm availability. If you require any special accommodations, please inform us when registering for the seminar. Seminar schedules are subject to change; all registrations will be confirmed upon receipt.

Or, register by phone to:

Loss Control Department


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About the Speaker

Microsoft Word - Greg Van Ness Biography.docGILBERT J. CERVANTES
Gilbert J. Cervantes has extensive experience in conducting effective loss prevention and safety programs designed to help your business reduce risk, lower the rate of accidents and injuries, and enhance your employee’s understanding of safety best practices, equipment certification, and compliance with supervisor training requirements. In addition Gilbert is bilingual and fluent in Spanish, which allows him to effectively communicate loss prevention and safety training concepts and answer any questions that may arise from supervisors and/or employees.

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