Accident Investigation Specialist (AIS)

Accident Investigation Specialist (AIS): $395.00

Accident Investigation Course:

Accidents are unplanned and unintentional events that result in harm or loss to personnel, property, production, or nearly anything that has some inherent value. Understanding how to prevent or control accidents requires an understanding of the sequence of events leading to an accident in order to identify and implement countermeasures that contain risks. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 8 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Course Outline:

I. The Initial Investigation at the Accident Scene

II. Immediate Post-Accident Actions

III. Documenting the Accident Scene

IV. Controlling Evidence and Obtaining Witness Statements

V. Documenting the Scene

VI. Collecting, Preserving, and Documenting Evidence

VII. Obtaining Initial Witness Statements

VIII. Managing the Accident Investigation

IX. Collecting and Analyzing Data

X. Reporting the Results

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Optional Credits:

Through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 0.8 CEUs are offered for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEUs for this course, upon successful completion of the exam, please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219 or clicking here.