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Compile a Risk Matrix Course Profile
This course guides you how to compile a Risk Matrix for your business. The course deals with key concepts like exposure, probability, severity, risk level, risk category and priority. You will use the information collected in the previous courses (Initial Safety Inspection, Baseline Risk Assessment and Hazard Identification Exercise) to evaluate the risk and determine priorities for mitigating action.
Unequalled in approach
Unparalleled in content
Researched and tested over three year period
Founded on thirty years’ experience
Serves ideally as Induction/Review Training Programme or Initial Safety Training Programme
What will you get out of this course?
1. You will understand key concepts such as exposure, probability and priority
2. You will be able to compile a Risk Matrix for your business
3. You will be able to evaluate risk in terms of exposure, probability and severity.
4. You will be able to determine the risk level of the various hazards, categorize it and determine priorities for action.
Your job opportunity in Safety Management
Internationally the demand for a safe working environment and improved safety results increases continually. Safety requirements are getting stricter every day. It requires more professionals and more professionalism. Competing in the international market for customers requires competing in safety. It also means more career opportunities for more competitive safety practitioners.
Value of this course to your career:
Foster problem solving skills
Develops critical thinking
TRENDS IN SAFETY WILL INCREASE JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Trends in safety identified in various recent articles indicate growth in job opportunities in Safety Management
Increased fines related to workplace safety
Increased emergence of safety departments
Demand for improved safety technology
Mandatory safety training
Increased employee awareness
New requirements of Safety Practitioners demand problem solving skills
“Safety Professionals must be the providers of solutions and the facilitators of safe work performance. The days of being the ones who simply identify problems for others to resolve are quickly disappearing” – Canadian Occupational Safety – The Safety Standard
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Series
The full learning adventure
It consists of a series of twelve individual but connected courses that concludes the basis of your full Health and Safety Program:
HIRA 1: The Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Process
HIRA 2: Do an Initial Safety Inspection
HIRA 3: Identify Exposure Units
HIRA 4: Complete a Baseline Risk Assessment
HIRA 5: Compile a Health and Safety Policy
HIRA 6: Complete a Hazard Identification Exercise
HIRA 7: Compile a Hazard Register
HIRA 8: Compile a Risk Matrix
HIRA 9: Implement Preventative Controls
HIRA 10: Investigate Incidents and Accidents
HIRA 11: Implement Mitigating Controls
HIRA 12: Compile a Safety File
In the end, you will understand Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment as a process, so it is important that you follow the correct sequence of courses during this adventure.
We regard learning through experiencing as critical important. If you apply what you learn in your own working place as you progress, it will add tremendous value to your learning.
Your future in Safety Management
There is a great opportunity for a rewarding career in safety management but there are a few conditions for success:
· You need to understand the technical system and processes in which you oversee the safety
· You must understand the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Process
· You must be able to use critical thinking skills like analyses and evaluation
· You must be able to identify problems and create solutions
· You must have a sound understanding of the relevant issues that affect safety
Considering the trends in safety and the demands on safety practitioners, the aim of learning should be to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Achieving that ideal was part of the objective when this course was designed.
Message from the Course Creator
Up until now, (2017) I have spent three years developing this course, researching, thinking, analysing, testing and repeating. I have also done it from a background of thirty years’ experience. I am confident that I present you with a unique course … but I am not one yet! I will continue to improve it because the lives of too many people are at stake. There will be no easing of the drive for continuous improvement.
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