Best Practice in Occupational Health and Safety Regulation: Effective Incident Investigation for Regulators
07 April 2021 - 21 April 2021
The course will run over 3 short days on the 7th,
14th, 21st April 2021.
The Health and Safety Executive provides
support to fellow occupational safety and health (OSH) regulators
around the World. This live online course is for individuals who
are responsible for undertaking investigations into workplace
incidents. HSE will be sharing the incident investigation
principles developed as part of its Regulators Training Programme
(RTP) in a live online course, available to fellow Health and
The course covers the main principles and
best practices that HSE has developed to become a global leader in
incident investigation. The programme will be led by an experienced
principal inspector who will take you through the key stages of an
incident investigation, from initial notification and planning,
through the evidential and analysis stages, to the production of an
effective investigation report.
The live online format allows for interactive
sessions and group discussion with fellow regulators from all
around the world. The learning is brought alive using case studies
and individual exercises.
The course allows for a day and a half with a
specialist principal inspector, spread over three days, in
consecutive weeks. This format gives ample breaks, networking and
The course will cover
- Understanding why we investigate
- The essential stages of the investigation process
- How to develop an Investigation Plan
- Ensuring the safety of the investigation team
- The investigation review process
- Taking control of an investigation scene
- The different forms of evidence and how to secure it
- Dealing with witnesses and suspects
- The concept of establishing the immediate, underlying and root
causes of an accident
- The production of an Investigation Report, including making
recommendations for further action
Who should attend?
Regulators who undertake or manage OHS investigations. This
course is for fellow regulators. For those who are not regulators
HSE Inspectors' Guide to Risk Management: Risk Assessment and
NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation
Live Online Course Information
All you'll need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or
tablet plus webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a
smartphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet the
Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the
software is compatible wtth your firewall settings - if it doesn't
work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department
about permitting the website.
If you would like training delivered specifically for your
organisation we can use other platforms such as MSTeams, so please
get in touch to dicuss your requirements.
The cost of the course is £850 per person (includes course notes
and certificate of attendance).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
For further dates and additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203
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