Safety Investigation Principles & Analysis – 17-20 April 2018

Welcome to the Aviation Safety Institute’s Safety Investigation Principles and Analysis Professional Development Workshop.  The following notes provide you with information about your training. If you have any questions please contact us at:

Telephone    +61 (2) 8819 2455

We look forward to seeing you next week.

Workshop Dates & Times

17-20 April 2018
Each day the workshop starts at 8:45am
Each day the workshop finishes at 5:00pm (approximately)
Specific workshop activities will be detailed on a timetable supplied on the first day.


We’ve had a change of venue !

Instead of being at the Qantas Centre of Service Excellence the workshop will now be held at:

Qantas Meeting Rooms
Sydney Airport
Qantas Domestic Terminal

At the Qantas Domestic Terminal you will need to proceed through security on the Departures level and take the lift (near Gate 3) to Level 2.  See the map below.

Getting There

Trains are available to Sydney Domestic Terminal.

A Qantas Shuttle Bus departs the Qantas Corporate Centre (QCC) transport area to the T3 Qantas Domestic Terminal every 15 minutes. The QCC is located at 203 Coward Street, Mascot. Nick will be waiting at the transport area from 0750 and will direct you onto the right bus.

There is limited parking in the local area. Parking has been arranged in the Qantas Staff Car Park near the QCC. For non-Qantas people see the map below to access the parking area without having to proceed through boom gates.

Google maps pin for the entry off Qantas Dr is:

If you get lost, contact Rick on 0408 490 830

Workshop Facilitators

The facilitators will be:
Nick Carpenter
Richard Davies

Access and Security

Access to the venue is available between 8.15am and 5.30pm only.

Security at the venue cannot be guaranteed.  Please do not leave personal or valuable items unattended.


Smart casual.

Workshop Structure & Topics

Investigation Oversight
Safety Reporting
Investigation Management
Managers, Systems, and Risk
Information Collection
Information from People
Introduction to Analysis
Information Evaluation
Timeline Analysis
Management Systems Analysis
Human Performance Analysis
Safety Case and Bowtie Analysis
Safety Improvements
Investigation Outcomes
Practical Investigation Exercise

Workshop Presentation

The workshop topics are presented in a logical sequence related to the progress of a typical aviation occurrence investigation. You will be given the opportunity to apply knowledge and practice skills by conducting the progressive steps in an investigation exercise which runs throughout the entire course.  You will be learning through a mix of instruction, interactive sessions, and practical exercises.

Pre Reading

We would like you to review your organisations’ method of risk analysis and evaluation. During the workshop, we will draw on this knowledge to examine aspects of investigations and developing safety improvements.

What to Bring

Laptop computer (if available, not essential), and an open mind.  Stationary and course notes will be supplied.

Tea and coffee are available at the facility.  Lunchtime meal is not supplied.  There are several cafés in the local area open for lunch

Illness / Injury

Any illness or injury that may affect your ability to participate in the workshop should be reported to us as soon as possible.  During training, the workshop facilitators should be advised immediately.  Contact telephone numbers for the facilitators will be provided at the beginning of the workshop.

Workplace Health and Safety

In consideration of all Workplace Health and Safety requirements, all participants must comply with all lawful direction given by the facilitators.


Active participation is encouraged in all aspects of the training to ensure participants receive the full benefit and maximum value of the workshop.  Please be mindful and respectful of your fellow participants.

Workshop Agreement

You are reminded that you must comply with the Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

In part this agreement states
“The Intellectual Property in the course material and the information provided by ASI will remain the sole and exclusive property of ASI.”