Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation

Course Description

Learn to conduct an effective accident investigation at your workplace. Know the primary reasons for conducting an accident investigation and employer responsibilities related to workplace-accident investigations. Master the six-step accident investigation procedure through hands-on training.

Course ID: EST 7123P
Course Format: Online

Important Course Information

Follow the instructions below to register, then activate your online course account and login to the online course location (HELIX):

1.) Click the "Register" button below to register for the section you wish to attend and complete your online registration

2.) Check your email for the message with the link to activate your Georgia Tech account

3.) Take note of your username displayed during the account activation process; you will need it for step 4

4.) Click here to access your online course in HELIX with your username and the password created during account activation

Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Jul 1, 2016 Dec 20, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Online $270 16211
Section Details Jan 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 May 31, 2017 Online $270 17004
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14136 Jul 29, 2014 Aug 15, 2014 Online $245
14137 Oct 28, 2014 Nov 14, 2014 Online $245
15050 Feb 24, 2015 Mar 13, 2015 Online $270
15051 Apr 28, 2015 May 15, 2015 Online $270
15738 Jul 1, 2015 Dec 20, 2015 Online $270
16214 Jan 1, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Online $270

Who Should Attend

Safety and health professionals, small business owners and managers

How You Will Benefit

  • Analyze accidents using proven techniques.

  • Know your responsibilities in a workplace accident.


  • Accident investigation basics

  • The six-step process

  • Preserve and document accident scenes

  • Collecting facts through interviews

  • Developing sequence of events

  • Determining the causes

  • Developing recommendations

  • Report writing

  • Recordkeeping

  • Putting it all together


Attendees will each receive a course notebook.

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Paul Schlumper

Technology Requirements

Verify you meet the minimum technology requirements for this section.