Hazard ID/Risk Assessment

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 3-4 hours – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty–five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objectives

  • Define a hazard and calculate risk
  • Explain requirements for hazard identification and control measures
  • Describe hazards that have the potential to harm workers, the work environment, and the organization
  • Identify safety and health hazard types associated with a given job task
  • Identify hazards and apply risk assessment procedures
  • Identify control methods and evaluate their effectiveness

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids

Successful Course Completion

  • Delegates will complete a hazard/risk assessment related to the workplace and work activities

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline
Fundamentals of hazard recognition and control

  • Definitions
    • Hazard Recognition
    • Risk Analysis
  • What is Hazard Recognition
  • Purpose
  • Benefits
  • The importance of hazard recognition and risk reduction

Types of hazards

  • Unsafe condition
  • Unsafe acts
  • Physical Hazards
  • Sources of Energy

Identifying Hazards

  • Four Steps
    • Select a job to be analyzed
    • Break down the job into smaller tasks
    • Identify hazards and potential accidents
    • Develop solutions
  • General Workplace Conditions
  • Observation Techniques

Hazard Recognition Examples

Risk Assessment

  • What is Risk Assessment
  • Factors That Increase Risk
  • Assessing Risk
    • Severity
    • Probability
  • Hazard Scenarios
  • Risk Matrix
  • Risk Assessment Exercise 1
  • Risk Assessment Exercise 2

Job Safety Analysis

  • Why JSA?
  • JSA Flow Chart
  • Video: JSA
  • Five Steps to JSA
  • Completing a JSA
    • Identifying Job Steps
    • Identifying Potential Hazards
    • Identifying Solutions to Eliminate Hazards
  • JSA Example
  • JSA Exercise 1
  • JSA Exercise 2

Group table top exercises

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials

Student Requirements

  • None
  • Course ID #: MA035


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