Incident & Accident Investigation


In the workplace, health and safety regulations are paramount to the well-being of the employees and the employer.

Incident & Accident Investigation

Incident Investigation


Learners will gain knowledge and skills to be able to successfully conduct incident & accident investigations into the workplace. Learners will be able to effectively communicate findings of an investigation to management and know how to follow up on corrective measures put into place to avoid similar accidents in the workplace.


  • Secure and control a scene in relation with the nature of the scene
  • Identify the nature of the scene in relation to the crime committed
  • Record information in a given case study
  • Deal with persons at the scene in a given scenario
  • Identify search methods in relation to the type of crime committed

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3

Language of Delivery


Delivery Methods

Course is facilitated by a competent subject matter trainer, who utilises a combination of the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Play; Exercises & Case Studies; Videos/DVD’s; Games, Slide Shows & Written Questions.

Training & Evaluation

Training on a 70% theoretical and 30% practical basis.

Who should attend?

HR Personnel, Supervisors, Junior, Middle and Senior Management, SHE Appointed employees and Employees appointed as Incident Investigators at work.


1 Day


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • SAIOSH Accredited (2 CPD credits/points)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
  • Certificate – Recognised by the Department of Labour
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 2 years from date of issue

Course outline