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Root Cause Analysis and Incident Investigation Training

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"What an awesome course! I highly recommend this class to any EHS professional with incident related responsibilities."

Taylor Wall, EHS&S Technician

Learn to use the license-fee-free SOURCE™ root cause analysis (RCA) methodology for investigating incidents. This methodology will help you initiate a root cause analysis incident investigation, gather data for investigating all types of incidents, collect data through interviews and parts analyses, apply powerful techniques (timelines, cause and effect trees, Root Cause Map™, and 5-whys) for causal factor and root cause identification.

Root Cause Analysis Training

Avoid future incidents by developing appropriate recommendations using our four-level recommendation development guidance to address each of the causal factors and root causes, structure reports for optimum effectiveness, develop your data-trending process to identify systemic problem areas and more.

You'll walk away with your course notebook, a copy of our Root Cause Analysis Handbook, our Excel and Visio templates and access to our online resources for you and your entire organization - no licensing fees to pay.

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Incident Investigation Training Course

Who Should Attend this course?
  • Anyone who needs to learn incident investigation skills
  • Anyone who needs to know how to meet requirements of standards and regulations for investigation of incidents with safety, health, reliability, environmental, and quality impacts
what will i learn in this course?
  • Learn how to investigate serious and complex incidents
  • Learn the importance of near-miss investigations, incident classification, and data trending
  • Learn how to identify root causes (not just causal factors) using proven techniques
  • Come away from the course with: step-by-step guides for causal factor charting, timelines and cause and effect trees; access to ABS Group's extensive online resources; complete solutions to example problems; the SOURCE Investigator's Toolkit™ to help you gather and organize your data; a Root Cause Map™ for your company to use; a 300-page Root Cause Analysis Handbook that includes details on using the Root Cause Map; and a FREE Excel® template for documenting causal factor charts and cause and effect trees.
  • 2 CEUs, 2 COCs, 3.17 CMs, ABIH approval #10-230
DURATION: 3 days

Dates & Locations

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Henrique Paula - Senior Consultant, ABS Group

Lee Vanden Heuvel - Manager of Incident Investigation/Root Cause Analysis Services and Senior Risk/Reliability Engineer, ABS Consulting

James Rooney - Director of Training Services - Safety, Risk & Compliance, ABS Consulting

Robert Iddins - Security Analyst and Risk Engineer, ABS Group 

Julie Ott - General Manager, ABS Consulting

Donald Lorenzo - Senior Technical Director of Onsite Training, ABS Consulting

Gay-Ellen Stulp - Instructor, ABS Consulting

Mark Manton, PHD - Principal Engineer, ABS Consulting

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