The ICAM Incident investigation course prepares personnel to manage and investigate a workplace incident and utilise varied investigative tools.

Course Overview

  • Introduction – legislation, duty holders
  • Why Investigate?
  • Preparing for an investigation
  • Initial response
  • Investigation plan
  • PEEPOs
  • Collecting evidence
  • 5 whys
  • Timelines considering work as imagined, work as done and work as happened
  • Causal factor analysis
  • Reporting and recommendations

Course Duration

2 Day Face to Face course + a post course assessment

Entry & Pre-Requisite Requirements

There are no pre-requisites to this course however formal training in WHS is preferred.
Trainees will require a level of literacy and numeracy to

  • Read and understand legislation
  • Reference and implement workplace procedures
  • Computer skills to utilise internet searches


Trainees will be assessed by short answer questions and case study/scenario problems.


This is an accredited training course. Upon successful completion of the course participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in the following competencies:

  • BSBWHS515 Lead initial response to and investigate WHS incidents
  • RIIWHS301E Conduct safety and health investigations
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