HSL: Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis – Buxton, 26 February 2015

Date and location

26 February 2015, Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, Derbyshire

Event overview

This course is aimed at individuals or companies that maintain, contract or are seeking to develop failure analysis capability. While the course will focus primarily on the investigation of mechanical and engineering failures, many of the principles covered will be directly transferable to investigations of any type. The course will explain the common strategies and tactics of the failure analysis process from the initial response through to presenting your findings.

the course will cover

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Strategy and tactics of incident investigation and failure analysis
  • Initial Inspection
  • Identification and collection of evidence
  • Record and note keeping
  • Common failure mechanisms
  • Establishing cause and contributory factors
  • Engaging scientific support
  • Presenting your finding

Who should attend?

This entry level course would be most useful for HS managers, insurance professionals, design and process engineers and other professionals seeking to better understand the forensic, scientific and analytical process.

Information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the Principles of Incident Investigation and Failure Analysis event page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-principles-of-incident-investigation-and-failure-analysis.htm