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Risk Management and Incident Investigation

About this course

This three day course is suitable for all shore based shipping company managers and all shipboard officers who may be involved in accident or incident investigations and managing risk.

The course aims and objectives are directly mapped to the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) Tanker Management and Self Assessment (TMSA) Best Practice Guidance.  

The course discusses maritime risk management strategy and practice and includes a number of sessions in which delegates gain practical experience in the use of different risk management tools and techniques, including HAZOP, Risk Ranking Matrices, Fault Tree and Event Tree Analysis, and the Integrated Risk Management System. The course also introduces the use of the US Coastguard’s Risk Analysis Scenario Methodology.

The issues relating to accident and incident investigation are fully discussed including different investigation methodologies, interview techniques, witness reliability and the production of investigation reports. The course gives practical experience of accident and incident investigation through the use of role play exercises.

The course closes with a review of the Tanker Management and Self Assessment (TMSA) Key Performance Indicators with respect to risk management and incident investigation.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

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