Welcome to the reading rooms hosted by IIAI Principal Sponsor, Neucom Ltd. The reading rooms contain a range of operational resources and study materials designed to assist the accident investigator and/or those who need to know, or would like to know, more about accident investigation processes and procedures. Please note: some content is visible publicly but only IIAI Members signed in with an official user name and password will be able to view all content. Resources update weekly so please look in regularly.


Beyond Reasonable Doubt and the Criminal Standard of Proof

Breach of Statutory Duty

Burden of Proof (Crim); also see Standard of Proof and Reverse Burden.

Burden of Proof and Standard of Proof (Civ)

Cognitive Dissonance

Coroners, investigations by

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 c.19

Environmental Protection Act 1990 c.43

Escalation of Commitment

Gross Negligence Manslaughter


Group Polarization

Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008 c.20

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 c.37
Sections 1(1); 2(1); 2(2); 2(3); 3(1-3); 4(1-2); s.40; 


Hierarchy of Control

Negligence: Definition, Proving and Defending Claims

Operations and Safety Resources

Plan, Do, Check, Act

Principles of Prevention

Prosecution Time Limits

Reverse Burden (see Burden of Proof (Crim) and s.40 Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974).

Risk Assessment

R v Board of Trustees of the Science Museum [1993] 1 WLR 1171.

R v British Steel Plc [1995] 1 W.L.R. 1356.

Safety and Operations Resources

Small Group Development

Safety Differently  IIAI RDC Position Statement.

Standard of Proof (Crim) (see at, Beyond Reasonable Doubt)

Team Dynamics – Team Development (see Small Group Development)

Time Limits for Bringing Civil Claims

Tort Law

Zero Harm and Safety Differently   Observations on Zero Harm, and the Management of Health & Safety in Construction. Part Two of Two.


About Neucom

Our core business is industrial accident investigation and we have a wealth of varied experience in that field.

Reading Rooms

Designed for those with an involvement in the accident investigation process, the reading areas consider a range of subjects from the perspective of the accident investigator.

Contact Us

E: info@neucom.uk
T: +44 (0)1726 832695

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