Upcoming Public Trainings:

Jan. 25, 2024 – Click to Register (In Person & Virtual Options)

Apr 15, 2024 – Click to Register, (In Person Only – Kalahari Resort, WI Dells)

May 16, 2024 – Click to Register (In Person & Virtual Options)

Aug. 14, 2024 – Click to Register (In Person & Virtual Options)

Oct. 2, 2024 – Click to Register (In Person &  Virtual Options)

Course Overview

Part of the Advanced Safety Certificate

The National Safety Council’s Incident Investigation course focuses on techniques for gathering complete, accurate and objective incident data, establishing root causes, reporting findings and determining corrective action. Discussion, demonstrations and exercises will cover investigation and interview techniques. Participants learn how to uncover the who, what, why, when and how of each incident, and how to analyze data to prevent injuries, property damage and financial losses.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

Our 1-day course will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • How to determine which incidents warrant investigation
  • How to use effective investigation and interviewing techniques to gather complete, objective and accurate data
  • How to analyzing incidents to identify root causes
  • The human relations aspects of incident reporting
  • What data to include in investigation reports
  • Hazard control measures and follow-up

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for all levels of management, safety practitioners, safety committee members and individuals responsible for investigating incidents.

Why Should You Attend?

By learning how to effectively conduct incident investigations, you will be able to develop solutions with your employees that will help prevent such incidents reoccurring in the workplace. A thorough incident investigation process also allows for employee collaboration, which bolsters employee confidence, improves employee morale, and positively impacts the overall safety culture in your workplace.

Registration/Networking: 8:30 – 8:30 am
Course: 8:30 am – 4:30 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00p.m.-1:00p.m. on your own

*Classes will be held in person and virtually. For those attending via Zoom, a link will be sent to you at a later date*


WSC/WMC Headquarters
501 E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703


Regular Price: $450
Discounted Member: $350
Course materials included.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Attend this course and earn .65 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.

More Information

To schedule a private training of this course or any other for your company, please contact us at 608.258.3400 or wsc@wisafetycouncil.org for pricing and availability.

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