Risk Assessment & Management (E1781)


In this course you will be more aware of hazards and risks that they were not aware of in their workplace. Identifying Hazards through proper procedures will provide them with the ability to prevent that accident before it occurs.

Risk assessment and management is essential for the success of any business. However, many companies do not always take the necessary precautions, which leads to disaster. Successfully managing risks will prevent mistakes, which leads to a safer work environment, happier employees, and increased productivity. Following a few basic steps will place your organization on the path to success.

At the end of this short course, you should be able to:
· Identify hazards and risks
· Update control measures
· Grasp the fundamentals of accident reports
· Identify risk management techniques
· Outline a disaster recovery plan
· Communicate to the organization

Course content:
Module One: Identifying Hazards and Risks
What Is a Hazard?
What Is a Risk?
Consult with Employees
Likelihood Scale
Practical Illustration

Module Two: Seeking Out Problems Before They Happen (I)
Unique to Your Business
Walk Around
Long Term and Short Term
Common Issues
Practical Illustration

Module Three: Seeking Out Problems Before They Happen (II)
External Events
Worst Case Scenarios
Consequence Scale
Practical Illustration

Module Four: Everyone's Responsibility
See It, Report It!
If It's Not Safe, Don't Do It
Take Appropriate Precautions
Common Precautions:
Communicating to the Organisation
Communication Strategy:
Practical Illustration

Module Five: Tracking and Updating Control Measures
What Is a Control Measure?
Control Measure Hierarchy:
Your Business Procedures
Are They Adequate?
Updating and Maintaining
Practical Illustration

Module Six: Risk Management Techniques
Reduce the Risk
Transfer the Risk
Avoid the Risk
Accept the Risk
Practical Illustration

Module Seven: General Office Safety and Reporting
Accident Reports
Accident Response Plans
Plan Elements:
Emergency Action Plan
Training and Education
Practical Illustration

Module Eight: Business Impact Analysis
Gather Information
Identify Vulnerabilities
Analyse Information
Implement Recommendations
Practical Illustration

Module Nine: Disaster Recovery Plan
Make It Before You Need It
Test, Update, and Repeat
Information to document:
Practical Illustration

Module Ten: Summary of Risk Assessment
What are the Hazards?
Who Might Be Harmed?
Are Current Control Measures Sufficient?
If Not, Change Control Measures
Practical Illustration

  • Risk Assessment & Management
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever