NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation – Classroom

This is an award-winning version of the NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation Award. Available only for employers who wish to upskill their people and get them qualified to a recognised standard in incident investigation.

Duration: 1 Day

Location: At your premises

This course includes a full incident investigation. Learn by Doing!

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Three Reasons to Book Your People Onto This Course

Your People Will Learn By "Doing"

This course develops true investigation skills by including a full incident investigation, including witness interviews, leading to a 5-Why Analysis and Recommendations. See the difference immediately.

A Highly Interactive Experience

No more death by powerpoint and being sat down all day. This course breaks people up into teams and is extremely hands on. People will be engaged and challenged throughout the day.

Accredited and Award-Winning

This qualification was jointly developed between NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive. This classroom course won Awards for Best Incident Investigation Course in 2020 and 2021.

"Will really brought the course to life!"

Jade Orchard, Health and Safety Advisor, High Peak Scaffolding Ltd

What's Included in our NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation Course

Theory AND Practice

We teach both the theory of incident investigation and practise this during a live investigation.

Full-Colour Printed and Downloadable Workbook

A beautifully designed and downloadable PDF format Workbook to refer back to in the future.

The Full NEBOSH HSE Incident Investigation Syllabus

This course covers the Reasons to Investigate Incidents, Human Factors, the Process of Investigation, Interviewing People, and Advanced Investigation Methodologies.

NEBOSH Assessments

Both NEBOSH assessments for this course can be completed entirely online. after the course.

Role-Play Witness Interviews

We'll get the braver, more extraverted delegates to carry out witness interviews in front of the group. The class will see what works. And what doesn't!...

Lifetime Access to our Video eLearning

To Maintain your people's knowledge, they will get full and lifetime access to our video eLearning course for Incident Investigation which covers the full NEBOSH syllabus and more.

NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation Award

A Typical Course Vs. Our Award-Winning Course

A Typical Incident Investigation Course

  • Powerpoint and slides. Lots of slides.
  • Stay back at the end of the day for your assessment.
  • All you get to keep is a workbook.

Our Award-Winning Incident Investigation Course

  • Learn by Doing. Learn the theory while doing the practice.
  • Complete the assessments after the course.
  • Delegates get a workbook AND life-time access to our video eLearning course.

“It was really good to have a training day where we were more involved”

Kate Minshall, Operations Coordinator, Rix Group

Have a Question? Would you like a Demo? Would you like the Course Tailoring for your Organisation? Get in Touch!

    Fully Accredited By NEBOSH - Compassa is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner

    This course is accredited by NEBOSH for their NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation Award. NEBOSH said they could "not see how this course could be improved."

    Since Compassa is a NEBOSH GOLD Learning Partner, you can be assured of support and tuition that greatly exceeds NEBOSH's Learning Excellence Principles.

    Best Incident and Accident Investigation Course - Two Years in a Row

    Our course is the winner of two awards:

    Corporate Vision Education and Training 2020 - Award for Best Incident and Accident Investigation Course
    Global Business Insight 2021 - Award for Best Incident and Accident Investigation Course

    Need An Incident Investigation Course That is Tailored and Bespoke to Your Organisation?

    Off-the-shelf solutions are not for everyone.

    • Perhaps you need the content to reflect your culture and values?
    • Perhaps you would like your company branding and logo included?
    • Perhaps you would like additional content, covering your organisation's internal incident investigation procedures?

    Contact us to discuss your requirements.

    What Topics are Included in our NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation Course?

    • Key Terminology
    • Why Investigate Incidents?
    • The Legal Reasons to Investigate Incidents
    • The Moral Reasons to Investigate Incidents
    • The Financial Reasons to Manage Safely
    • Why Should We Investigate Near Misses?
    • Requirements of ISO 45001

    • Human Factors
    • Organisational Factors
    • Job Factors
    • Individual Factors
    • Human Error

    • What a Good Investigation Looks Like
    • The Levels of Incident Investigation
    • Pre-Investigation Actions
    • Step 1: Gathering Information
    • Getting the Information Organised
    • Step 2: Analysing the Information
    • Immediate, Underlying and Root Causes
    • Step 3: Identifying Risk Control Measures
    • Step 4: The Action Plan and its Implementation

    • Introduction to the PEACE Model
    • Planning and Preparation Planning and Preparation
    • Engage and Explain
    • Account, Clarification and Challenge
    • Closure
    • Evaluation
    • Barriers to Good Investigations
    • Unwilling Interviewees
    • Blame Culture
    • Bias

    • Fishbone/Cause and Effect Analysis
    • Event Tree Analysis
    • Fault Tree Analysis

    • Full-Colour printed Workbook
    • Unlimited and lifetime access to our video eLearning course.

    Want this Course at a Lower Cost?

    No problem!

    We also offer this course as a non-accredited option. You can do the exact same course, without the NEBOSH assessments and without the NEBOSH qualification.

    You will still gain all of the incident investigation knowledge, the skills, and all of the other benefits.

    Click here for details: Incident and Accident Investigation Training

    Frequently Asked Questions

    We will arrange a mutually convenient date. Our diary gets full in advance, so it's best to book early.

    A minimum of 6 delegates is needed to ensure sufficient interactivity.

    A maximum of 20 is allowed.

    No. We only run Closed courses for Employers who book us in to deliver training to their teams.

    ALL of our classroom training is delivered by Will Taylor CMIOSH.
    Click here to connect with Will on LinkedIn.

    Anyone who is involved in Incident Investigation. Including Accidents, Near-Misses, and Ill-Health who needs to improve their incident investigation skills.

    This could include aspiring Health and Safety professionals, frontline managers, supervisors, and team leaders who have day-to-day responsibility for the health and safety of their people and areas. Middle and senior managers will also benefit enormously along with those in support functions such as Facilities, Human Resources, and Health and Safety Representatives.

    If you expect your team to investigate incidents, then it is a legal requirement under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 to provide training in incident investigation.

    The syllabus for this course has been jointly developed by NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The HSE are the UK's Regulator for health and safety. Therefore the syllabus and methods of assessment for this have been developed and approved by representatives of the UK Government.
    NEBOSH and the HSE consulted extensively with key stakeholders, notably accredited course providers, employers, NEBOSH Alumni and subject experts.

    There are two assessments, both of which are submitted completely online. The assignments are based on a fictional incident.
    1. A review of 3 witness interview and submission of an assignment which identifies the good and bad practices observed.
    2. Review of an Evidence Pack and Completion of an Action Plan.

    If you are unsuccessfuly at either assessment, you will receive thorough feedback from your tutor and will be asked to resubmit a new attempt with corrections.

    There is a NEBOSH charge of £75 per person to cover the assessment and certification.

    They will be given full feedback on where they went wrong, what can be improved, and be asked to submit a revised assessment. There is no charge for this.

    Our Trainer: Will Taylor CMIOSH

    All our classroom training is delivered personally by Will Taylor CMIOSH.

    We do not outsource our training to associates. That way you will know exactly who will turn up on the day of the training and will maintain a long-term relationship with someone who will get to understand your organisation and its unique culture, needs, and challenges.

    Full Course Details & Information

    Course Length 1 day
    Hours 7 hours of tuition
    Price Contact us for a quotation
    Assessment 2 online assessments to submit
    Maximum Number of Delegates 20
    Accredited Yes. NEBOSH accredited.
    Location At your premises
    Can the content be tailored to my organisation? This course can be tailored to your organisation

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