Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation

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Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation

Course Description

In this course, you will discover the primary reasons for conducting an incident investigation and employer responsibilities related to workplace-incident investigations. Master the four-step incident investigation procedure through hands-on training and learn to conduct an effective incident investigation at your workplace.

Course Content


  • Overview of four-step process
  • Terminology of incident investigation
  • Review of benefits of incident investigation


  • Preserve and document the scene.
  • Collect information.
  • Determine root causes.
  • Implement corrective actions.
  • Case study worked as class to practice these elements.


  • Work additional case studies to reinforce the knowledge of the incident investigation process.
Requirements & Materials
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Attendees will each receive a course notebook.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for safety and health professionals, as well as small business owners and managers.

OSHA professionals working on jobsite

What You Will Learn

  • Incident investigation basics
  • The four-step process
Occupational safety and health professionals collaborating on job site

How You Will Benefit

  • Conduct an incident investigation using the four-step procedure.
  • Analyze incidents using proven techniques.
  • Know your responsibilities in a workplace incident.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager


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