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NEBOSH - HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NEBOSH) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit NEBOSH web site

What is the NEBOSH - HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

NEBOSH and Great Britains Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), have joined forces to develop a new one day qualification that shows how non-complex incidents can be investigated effectively.

By learning lessons and making improvements, organisations can avoid similar incidents occurring in the future.

Who is the NEBOSH - HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course designed for?

This qualification is for anyone who wants to carry out incident investigations effectively.

Employers, supervisors, SHE champions, union and safety representatives will benefit. Attending the course will enable you to:

  • Independently investigate simple incidents
  • Gather evidence including conducting witness interviews
  • Produce an action plan to prevent a recurrence of an incident
  • Contribute to team investigations for large scale incidents
  • Positively impact the safety culture in your organisation

Employers will gain a number of benefits from giving their staff the opportunity to take this qualification, including:

  • Drives down repeat incidents - learn lessons so it doesnt happen again
  • Confidence that your organisations approach to investigations is robust
  • Improved safety culture by encouraging a proactive approach to incident investigation
  • Build in-company expertise
  • An approach to incident investigations that reflect best practice
What subjects does the NEBOSH - HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course cover?

The one day NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation covers the following topics:

  • Moral, legal and financial arguments for investigations
  • Human and organisational factors that can contribute to an incident
  • The process for investigating incidents
  • Positive interview strategies and the barriers to successful interviews

Attending the course will enable you to:

  • Independently investigate simple incidents
  • Gather evidence including conducting witness interviews
  • Produce an action plan to prevent a recurrence of an incident
  • Contribute to team investigations for large scale incidents
  • Positively impact the safety culture in your organisation
How is the NEBOSH - HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course assessed?

A practical assessment is completed at the end of the course. You will be provided with a pack of evidence and shown a video of three witness interviews. You will be asked to review the evidence, evaluate each interview and produce an action plan that will help prevent a recurrence of an incident.

NEBOSH - HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course dates and locations