NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation
The investigation and analysis of work-related accidents and
incidents forms an essential part of managing health and safety. By
learning lessons and making improvements, organisations can prevent
similar incidents occurring in the future.
HSE and NEBOSH have jointly developed this one day qualification
to show how non-complex incidents can be investigated
The course is relevant for delegates from all sectors: from
manufacturing, construction, financial services, local government
and retail, to health care, social services and the caring
professions, in fact in any work situation where the outcomes from
effective investigations can help improve management arrangements
for risk control and compliance.
Delegates will be provided with information that will help them
- Appreciate why incident investigations are carried out,
including the moral, legal and financial arguments
- Recognise how human and organisational factors contribute to
- Understand how to gather evidence, including how to conduct
- Know how to investigate incidents
- Be able to independently investigate simple incidents and
contribute to team investigations for large scale incidents
- Be able to produce an action plan to prevent a recurrence of an
- Be able to apply these skills and knowledge to impact
positively on the safety culture in their organisation
What the course will cover
This course provides an overview of incident terminology, sets
out the moral, legal and financial arguments for investigations and
explains the management system requirements. Delegates will look at
human and organisational factors that can contribute to an
accident, explore the process for investigating incidents and learn
positive interview strategies so that they can conduct successful
interviews. Finally, delegates will learn some advanced incident
How is the qualification assessed?
Delegates will complete a practical assessment at the end of the
course. Delegates will be provided with a pack of evidence and
shown a video of three witness interviews. They will be asked to
review the evidence, evaluate each interview and produce an action
plan that will help prevent a recurrence of an incident. Delegates
will have two working days after the course to complete and return
their assessment to us.
Who should attend?
This qualification is for anyone who wants to carry out incident
Employers, supervisors, managers, SHE champions, trade union and
worker safety representatives as well as consultants and other
professionals will benefit from undertaking this training.
Live online course information
live online training courses are taught in
real-time, allowing you to have a direct dialogue with our experts,
a high level of interaction with the other attendees and lots of
opportunities to ask questions - just as you would in a real
All you will need is an
internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet with a webcam and
microphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test
to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
£545 per person (includes digital training resources and
certificate of attendance).
Please note: Your details will be shared with
NEBOSH as part of the registration process. For this they will also
need your date of birth - please provide this in the 'comments' box
when you book
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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