Incident Investigation

OHS Essentials course for workplace safety basic training
An effective and systematic incident investigation program is a key driver to the continuous improvement of your health and safety program, policies. This course will examine the purpose and outcomes of an incident investigation.
JHSC members, managers, supervisors or employees will learn how to determine the cause or causes of incidents, to identify any related unsafe conditions or acts, and recommend corrective actions to prevent similar incidents.
Goals and Objectives
  • Describe Occupational Health and Safety Regulations related to investigations.
  • Identify basic principles, responsibilities and processes for conducting effective investigations.
  • Describe the causes of incidents.
  • Explain the phases of the investigation process.
  • Legal requirements
  • Written program requirements
  • Basic principles of incident investigation
  • Causal analysis
  • Investigation process

This course is designed for:

  • Joint health and safety committee members
  • Health and safety worker representatives
  • Any employee, manager, or supervisor tasked with incident investigations

The knowledge and skills acquired in Incident Investigation is applicable to all sized employers within BC’s manufacturing industry. 


Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.


Register for online Incident Investigation eLearning training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.
Estimated Time to Complete: 4 hours.

Instructor-Led Classroom Training

We are not currently offering any Open Training sessions for this course.

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We can accomodate private training sessions for companies looking for Incident Investigation training for their entire team. Fill out this form below and someone from our team will work with you to schedule a date and format that meets your needs.
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