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Major Incident
Roles and Responsibilities

Investigation manager


The investigation manager is responsible to the Executive for the overall conduct of the investigation as well as any review into HSE's policy and procedure.

The investigation manager acts as Gold command should one be required for effective liaison with the emergency services.

S/he appoints the investigation team leader, in consultation with the head of the operational Directorate/Division that regulates the site of the major incident, and chairs the Major Incident Investigation Board.

S/he is responsible for the submission to the Executive of the investigation report and the policy and procedure review report, if a review is held.


With respect to investigation management, the investigation manager:

With respect to the investigation itself, s/he:

With respect to any policy and procedure review, s/he:

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Updated 2012-05-03