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Incident Investigation

Techniques to Find Root Causes of Incidents

  • Schedule

    1 Day (8 hours)


    .65 CEUs


    Member: $325
    Nonmember: $425

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    Classroom Training

    Onsite Training

    The NSC one-day Incident Investigation course focuses on techniques for gathering complete, accurate and objective incident data, establishing root causes, reporting findings and determining corrective action.

    Discussion, demonstrations and exercises cover investigation and interview techniques. Participants learn how to uncover the who, what, why, when and how of each incident, and how to analyze data to prevent injuries, property damage and financial losses.

    What You Will Learn:

    • How to determine which incidents warrant investigation
    • How to use effective investigation and interviewing techniques to gather complete, objective and accurate data
    • How to analyzing incidents to identify root causes
    • The human relations aspects of incident reporting
    • What data to include in investigation reports
    • Hazard control measures and follow-up

    Who Would Benefit

    This course is designed for all levels of management, safety practitioners, safety committee members and individuals responsible for investigating incidents.

    Register today and gain the skills you need to establish root causes, and help prevent injuries, property damage and financial loss in your organization.

    Earn Your NSC Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC™)

    Completion of the Incident Investigation course earns you .65 CEUs towards the NSC Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC™), a nationally recognized safety program based on proven best practices.

    The ASC program builds upon knowledge of compliance requirements to further your safety education. It also sharpens your leadership skills to drive fundamental safety change throughout your organization.

    For individuals on a career path in safety, this certificate program provides a starting point, a clear roadmap and best-in-class educational experiences to meet many industry-leading certification requirements.

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