OSHA 7505: Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation

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OSHA 7505: 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

Important Information

Although enrollment in online OSHA numbered courses is restricted to students in OSHA's Region IV (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee), individuals who have an established relationship with Georgia Tech (have previously taken courses at Georgia Tech OTIEC), are not prohibited from registering for OSHA numbered online courses if they reside outside of OSHA's Region IV.



  • Photo identification (present at check-in)

Session Details

Who Should Attend

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

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What You Will Learn

  • Incident investigation basics
  • The four-step process
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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


We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

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  • Flexible Schedule
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