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Short Course

NEBOSH Introduction to Incident Investigation

Want to improve the effectiveness of incident investigations at your organisation? The NEBOSH Introduction to Incident Investigation course can help.


Course overview

The NEBOSH Introduction to Incident Investigation course covers:

  • The moral, legal and financial reasons for carrying out effective incident investigations
  • The benefits of incident investigation
  • Human and organisational factors
  • The process of investigation. This includes gathering and organising evidence and identifying immediate, underlying and root causes
  • Interview techniques
  • Understanding the significance of bias and blame cultures

The course includes an innovative end-of-course assessment. You'll need to analyse a case study film and identify poor and good practices in interviewing techniques.

Highlights of the course

This NEBOSH qualification will ensure critical investigations are carried out effectively. Employers, supervisors, health and safety reps, union and safety reps will all benefit. Attending the course will enable you to:

  • Independently investigate 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

Award: Short course
Level: CPD
Delivery: On campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: One day
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates are varied


This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

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