• Training Room

    Incident Reporting and Investigation
    Provider   Safety, Health and Wellbeing

    To introduce the Safety Incident Reporting system and procedure and to provide guidance on incident investigation. This training covers the recording, initial assessment and investigation of incidents which arise from the University’s undertaking.

Duration 1 hour

Course Type Online

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Any member of staff with a safety role who has a responsibility for the management of safety incidents.

Please note that this course is included separately in part 2 of the new Departmental Safety Co-ordinator training course. Where this course has been completed as part of the DSC training, this course does not require completion.

By the end of this training, you will understand:

  • University Legal Responsibility
  • Relevant Definitions in use within the University
  • Roles, Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • HSE Reportable Incidents
  • The ‘Domino Theory’ and 'Safety Pyramid’
  • Incident Categories
  • Incident Reporting and Investigation Process
  • Why it is Important to Investigate Incidents
  • Wider Benefits of Investigating
  • SIRIS Report Completion
  • The Incident Investigation Process
  • The Interview Process
  • Report Writing and S.M.A.R.T. Actions
  • What information is required to write a Report

The training will enable participants to:

  • understand the legal requirements for incident reporting and investigation
  • determine the level of investigation required
  • undertake an incident investigation

Delivered By: Safety, Health and Wellbeing


Prior to attending this session participants should familiarise themselves with the OHS Standard - Incident Reporting and Management.

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