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

Access to the content for this course requires you to set up a password for your Georgia Tech (GT) account different from your account and password on this website.  After you complete your registration, you will:

  • receive an email confirmation with a link to your course information.
  • receive an email with a link to claim your GT account and setup the password.  This email can take up to an hour to reach you.  We appreciate your patience.
  • follow the "Online Course Account Activation" instructions which display on the section details page for this course. 

Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Jan 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Jun 1, 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
16211 Jul 1, 2016 Dec 20, 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

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