NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation

NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation

Who should take the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation?

This qualification is for anyone who wants to carry out incident investigations effectively. Employers, supervisors, SHE champions, union and safety representatives will benefit.


What will I be able to do after taking this qualification?

– Independently investigate simple incidents 

– Gather evidence including conducting witness interviews 

– Produce an action plan to prevent a recurrence of an incident 

– Contribute to team investigations for large scale incidents 

– Positively impact the safety culture in your organisation


What will my employer gain from this qualification?

– Drive down repeat incidents 

– Learn lessons so it doesn’t happen again 

– Confidence that your organisation’s approach to investigations is robust 

– Improved safety culture by encouraging a proactive approach to incident investigation 

– Build in-company expertise 

– An approach to incident investigations that reflects best practice.


What does the course cover and how is it assessed?

The one day NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation covers the following topics: 

– Moral, legal and financial arguments for investigations 

– Human and organisational factors that can contribute to an incident 

– The process for investigating incidents 

– Positive interview strategies and the barriers to successful interviews 

A practical assessment is completed at the end of the course. You will be provided with a pack of evidence and shown a video of three witness interviews. You will be asked to review the evidence, evaluate each interview and produce an action plan that will help prevent a recurrence of an incident.

Further details including the learner guide can be found on Nebosh website.


What are the modes of study and duration of course?

Course is delivered as face to face, e-learning (LMS) and virtual classroom modes of study.

Face to face and virtual classroom course takes 1 full day including assessment.


Delivery language

Course delivery and assessment language is English.


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