Training Courses

Title: Advanced Major Incident Root Cause Analysis Workshop


Topics include

  • Human performance fundamentals from a cause analysis perspective
  • Tips for effectively managing Root Cause Analysis teams and ensuring successful outcomes
  • Proven root cause analysis processes, tools, and techniques
  • Structured approaches for determining the Extent of Condition and the Extent of Cause
  • Analyzing prior occurrences for relevance to the incident under investigation
  • Identifying and correcting all of the root causes behind the human behaviors and equipment failures that produced the incident
  • Identifying and correcting contributing factors that allowed the incident to be more consequential than it otherwise would have been
  • Elements of lean and effective corrective action plans

Attendees will participate in numerous hands-on experiential learning activities, such as:

  • Determining Human Error Types
  • Interviewing
  • Barrier Analysis
  • Change Analysis
  • Task Analysis
  • Event and Causal Factors Charting
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Deviation Analysis
  • Why Analysis
  • Extent of Condition/Extent of Cause Determination
  • Identifying Optimal Corrective Actions


Our Advanced Major Incident Root Cause Analysis Workshop improves the capability of organizations to permanently solve their most significant and complex problems, thereby improving safety, quality and productivity. The course equips highly experienced root cause analysts, individuals seeking initial training as root cause analysts, and managers responsible for incident investigations with knowledge and skills that facilitate performing better investigations and identifying stronger corrective action plans.

Duration & Delivery Format: 4 Days – Classroom