Conducting Incident Investigations (C4C)

$ 59.00



In today's litigious world, incident investigations have become more important than ever. However, often times organizations make mistakes during the investigation process. Or they don't bother to proactively get involved at all. Utility safety guru Jim Vaughn provides you with insight, strategies and tips on how to conduct effective incident investigations. You’ll learn the vital reasons why incident investigations are not only important to your organization, but also to the safety culture of its employees.


  • Why investigations are needed
  • How investigations prevent incidents
  • Why formal investigation procedures are important
  • Key investigation strategies
  • Which tools you’ll need to conduct a proper investigation
  • Why quality photography is important
  • Photography tips and techniques
  • How to interview the right way
  • Which artifacts you should collect and how to do it
  • Proper report formats


Jim Vaughn, Global Energy Solutions

A specialist in Occupational Safety and Health, Jim Vaughn has over 40 years of experience in utility and industrial electrical construction, industrial maintenance and operations; commercial construction and manufacturing and process plant environment safety. Mr. Vaughn has authored numerous procedure and standards documents and technical training programs. His original curriculum for Line Technician training was adopted by the Florida Department of Education and is used broadly across Florida and the electric utility industry. In addition to his OSHA expertise in 1910 and 1926 standards Vaughn also has expertise in international OHSAS Safety standards. Mr. Vaughn is highly regarded for his demonstrated skills in hazard identification; plant safety inspection; incident investigation; safety program development and application of consensus standards to meet OSHA requirements. 

Mr. Vaughn has written articles on safety and training for several publications and is a sought after speaker on contemporary safety and technical issues and has often been called on for his skills as a post incident electrical forensics consultant. Vaughn has delivered many hours in both the college classroom and adult learner technical training and is recognized for effective technology transfer skills that compliment his safety and technical training courses. Mr. Vaughn currently sits on the Editorial Board at Incident Prevention Magazine, is a sought after technical writer and speaker and consults often on safety issues for Arizona utilities.  

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