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Identifying Hazards and Assessing Risks

Every workplace has hazards and risks. Learn to identify the hazards and assess risks in your workplace. Learn to protect workers’ safety and health by putting controls in place to reduce or eliminate hazards.
SKU: P0346EN
$29.00

Every workplace has hazards and risks. Some are minor, some are life- and property-threatening, and many fall somewhere in between.  In this course, you will learn common methods for identifying hazards – things with the potential to cause harm – and assessing risks - the likelihood that there will be harm from a hazard and how severe the harm will be. Learn to protect workers’ safety and health by putting controls in place to reduce or eliminate hazards.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the difference between hazards and risks.
  • Describe and use various methods for identifying hazards in your workplace.
  • Distinguish between Qualitative and Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment methodologies.
  • Select and use the appropriate methodology for your workplace.
  • Outline the hierarchy of controls to reduce or eliminate workplace risks.

Course Outline:

Page 1: Course Features

  • About This Course

Page 2: Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Course Objectives

Page 3: Terminology in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

  • Terminology in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

Page 4: Hazard Identification

  • When to Identify Hazards
  • Hazard Identification in Your Workplace
  • Hazard Identification Methods
  • Informal Brainstorming
  • Hazard Mapping
  • Using Checklists
  • Comprehensive Review of Hazard Information Sources
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 5: Risk Assessment

  • Risk Assessment

Page 6: Qualitative Risk Assessment

  • Qualitative Risk Assessment
  • Step 1: Assign Levels of Probability and Severity
  • Step 2: Establish Risk Ratings
  • Step 3: Incorporate Risk Ratings into Your Risk Rating Matrix
  • Step 4: Assess Your Risks
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 7: Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment

  • Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • Step 1: Determine Probability
  • Step 2: Rate Severity
  • Step 3: Rate the Risk
  • Step 4: Prioritize Actions
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 8: Reducing or Eliminating Risks

  • Hazard Controls in General
  • Hierarchy of Control
  • Hazard Control Plans

Page 9: Conclusion

  • Summary

Page 10: Test

Target Audience:

Employers, supervisors and safety committee members

Duration:

1.0 hours

Features:

Accessible, audio, mobile

Module(s):

40783EN

Every workplace has hazards and risks. Some are minor, some are life- and property-threatening, and many fall somewhere in between.  In this course, you will learn common methods for identifying hazards – things with the potential to cause harm – and assessing risks - the likelihood that there will be harm from a hazard and how severe the harm will be. Learn to protect workers’ safety and health by putting controls in place to reduce or eliminate hazards.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the difference between hazards and risks.
  • Describe and use various methods for identifying hazards in your workplace.
  • Distinguish between Qualitative and Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment methodologies.
  • Select and use the appropriate methodology for your workplace.
  • Outline the hierarchy of controls to reduce or eliminate workplace risks.

Course Outline:

Page 1: Course Features

  • About This Course

Page 2: Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Course Objectives

Page 3: Terminology in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

  • Terminology in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

Page 4: Hazard Identification

  • When to Identify Hazards
  • Hazard Identification in Your Workplace
  • Hazard Identification Methods
  • Informal Brainstorming
  • Hazard Mapping
  • Using Checklists
  • Comprehensive Review of Hazard Information Sources
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 5: Risk Assessment

  • Risk Assessment

Page 6: Qualitative Risk Assessment

  • Qualitative Risk Assessment
  • Step 1: Assign Levels of Probability and Severity
  • Step 2: Establish Risk Ratings
  • Step 3: Incorporate Risk Ratings into Your Risk Rating Matrix
  • Step 4: Assess Your Risks
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 7: Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment

  • Semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment
  • Step 1: Determine Probability
  • Step 2: Rate Severity
  • Step 3: Rate the Risk
  • Step 4: Prioritize Actions
  • Check Your Understanding

Page 8: Reducing or Eliminating Risks

  • Hazard Controls in General
  • Hierarchy of Control
  • Hazard Control Plans

Page 9: Conclusion

  • Summary

Page 10: Test

Target Audience:

Employers, supervisors and safety committee members

Duration:

1.0 hours

Features:

Accessible, audio, mobile

Module(s):

40783EN

Products specifications
Course LanguageEnglish
Length Range31 - 60 Minutes
Length (Hours)1.00
Course FeaturesAccessible
Course FeaturesAudio
Course FeaturesMobile
Module Number(s)40783EN
Products specifications
Course LanguageEnglish
Length Range31 - 60 Minutes
Length (Hours)1.00
Course FeaturesAccessible
Course FeaturesAudio
Course FeaturesMobile
Module Number(s)40783EN