National Safety Council

NSC Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis


Root Cause Analysis is one of the most important tasks and responsibilities of the HSE people. It helps them to remove hazards or reduce the level of its risk by adding precautions or control measures, as necessary. Participants will learn how to employ effective investigation and interview techniques, Analyze accidents to identify "true" root causes, and describe human relations issues affecting accident reporting. By doing so, they have created a safer and healthier workplace. 

Program Objectives

To focus on techniques for gathering complete, accurate and objective accident data used to arrive at true root causes and determine corrective action. To further examine and analyze data as a means of preventing injuries, property damage and financial losses.

Program Contents

MODULE 1: Introduction to Incident Investigation: Root Cause Analysis
MODULE 2: Respond to and Investigate the Incident 
MODULE 3: Analyze the Data and Recommend Corrective Action
MODULE 4: Implement Recommendations and Follow Up


Assessment and Certification

Assessment comprises exercises and a multiple choice exam followed by practical basement. Candidates will be awarded Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis Certificate from National Safety Council which carries 0.6 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) towards advance certificate.

Target Audience

All levels of management, safety practitioners, safety committee members, and individuals responsible for investigating accidents (incidents).

Entry Requirements

																			1.	Applicant must meet necessary standards of English language.
2.	Applicants are preferred to complete an IOSH Working Safely or equivalent course.