Risk Management and Incident Investigation


This interactive course is a must for all those responsible for safety, whether they are based on land or at sea. It shows them how to carry out operational risk assessments and incident investigations based on methodologies used by the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Risk assessment and risk management are terms quite often heard within the shipping industry but not everyone has a clear idea of exactly what is involved.

What will you learn?

  • Provide a broad understanding of the concept of 'risk management'
  • Understand how risk management relates to your particular business
  • Understand risks which will help minimise the risk to life, business, the environment and to the general public to acceptable levels
  • Increase your confidence gained from better knowledge of risks which can help improve overall business performance.

Key content

  • Risk management in the shipping industry
  • Overview of risk management
  • The risk assessment process
  • Group risk assessments
  • Introduction to incident investigation
  • Incident investigation
  • Identifying events and causal factors

Target Audience:


Everyone whose duties involve assessing and managing their company's risk.
Those who need to understand and participate in the decision-making processes that affect their day-to-day and long-term operations.


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