Accident Investigation Training


Organisation profile

La Touche Training is a firm of Solicitors and Barristers who specialise in running training courses for engineers in legal and witness skills. As Ireland's leading legal training provider, we have trained over 200,000 delegates since we were set up in 1995.

Our hands-on, interactive training courses are hugely popular with engineers working in both the public and private sector.

Our clients include every local authority in the country, government departments, private firms and individual experts.

Training aim

This practical course teaches delegates how to respond to a workplace incident with confidence and in accordance with best practice.

Learning objectives

How to respond to an accident/incident

  • how to effectively investigate
  • importance of photographs, records, diary entries
  • how to take notes, keep good records, interview witnesses, write reports and statements
  • personal injury litigation procedure
  • analysis of the “duty of care” owed by the defendant
  • provision of information in response to a discovery application
  • how to make appropriate use of supporting evidence, documents and notes if giving evidence

Course outline

This intensive training programme is aimed at any public or private sector staff who are involved in investigating, handling, and managing employer and public liability claims. delegates learn how to respond to and effectively manage incident/accidents, from the initial investigation, through all stages of the legal process until the trial or settlement of the action.

The training incorporates analysis of recent important legislative changes, which have had an impact on the handling of claims.

Trainer's profile

All of our training is conducted by our team of barristers and solicitors. all our trainers are qualified lawyers as well as trained trainers. all of our trainers are very experienced and are skilled with helping delegates to get the most out of each course.

Course duration

1 day

Assessment & certification

All delegates are assessed on the course and are given a certificate on completion of the programme.

Who should attend

Anyone with responsibility for staff including managers, supervisors, human resource staff and health & safety personnel.