Health & Safety

IOSH Incident Investigation

Course Schedule & Registration

Course Location & Details Course Dates Fees
United Kingdom
Full Time (2 days)
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This is a practical course.  Candidates will learn to use an Investigation methodology.

  • 4 P's - people, property, process and paperwork
  • 5 Why's
  • Bowtie
  • Root Cause Analysis Flow
  • SMART Objectives

All instruction is in English with a written 15 question exam and practical assignment carried out during the course.

This course is suitable for any manager, team leader, supervisor or anyone interested in investigation techniques.

The only requirement is enthusiasm!

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GBP £425.00

About This Course

This course aims to provide employees with an understanding of the importance of accident investigation, the methods adopted in investigating accidents, the importance of reporting and understanding how to react to ensure effective reporting.

Formally IOSH Accident Investigation


All individuals expected to be involved in the investigation team process.


Upon successful completion of the course, learners should be able to:

  • Understand why we care about investigation – Moral, economic and legal
  • Explain about Health and Safety at Work Laws (as per country or ILO)
  • Discuss The traditional approach to investigation
  • Review Loss control programmes
  • Understand failures in human performance – errors and violations
  • Be able to practically investigate incidents using a determined methodology
  • Be able to use the loss causation model and methodology in order
    - Be able to gather information including carrying out interviews
    - Be able to sort information into the 4P methodology
    - Be able to complete a basic 5 why or mind map and find the critical underlying causes
    - be able to complete a bowtie to determines the costs, causes, failures and control measures
  • be able to summarise findings on a root cause analysis software (RCA)
  • Understand which accidents should be investigated and the difficulty in getting them reported
  • Understand what goes into an Incident investigation report form
  • Be able to write SMART objectives to go in the RCA
  • Be able to write an Executive summary for Final incident report


This two day course covers 10 modules:

  • Introduction – why we care – Moral, economic and legal
  • Health and Safety at Work Laws (as per country or ILO)
  • The traditional approach to investigation
  • Loss control programmes
  • Failures in human performance – errors and violations
  • Investigations of accidents
  • Using the loss causation model
  • Which accidents should be investigated
  • Accident investigation report form and SMART objectives
  • Executive summary for Final accident report


Delegates who attended & successfully completed both the practical & written assessments will be awarded the Accident Investigation Certificate, issued by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) in the UK.


This course is delivered by KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd ~ the IOSH-approved Training Provider

This course is also presented as an in-company package, or at our client's preferred location. For course fees, dates and other information, please contact us.

Download:  IOSH Incident Investigation - Course Flyer
For Offline Registration: Application form 
To register your place in the next scheduled course, complete the registration form and send it to us today.

For Offline Registration: Entry Pre-Requisites

IOSH members are entitled to 10% off course fee - contact us for details.


Student Testimonials

  • "Very good." - Danny McCulloch
  • "Interesting." - William Agnew
  • "Clear interaction very interactive; Very good from start to finish." - Martin Balshaw
  • "Very informative; Trainer was excellent; Content of course very informative and easy to understand." - Ruth Robertson
  • "Informative and interesting 2 days." - Steve White
  • "I enjoyed the interaction between all candidates and tutor." - Tony Livingstone
  • "Instructor very knowledgeable, everything on track and interesting." - Chris Clegg (KBAT)
  • "Interactive practical workshop exercises made the course interesting." - Mike Davey (KBAT)
  • "The lecturer was dynamic and held my attention, never board and made one think." - Andrew Watermeyer (KBAT)
  • "Very well presented and informative." - Richard Brooks (KBAT)
  • "The interaction of the members and the excellent presentation from Melissa Ashwell (trainer)." - Kurt Kozakiewicz (KBAT)