Risk Assessment & Controls

A risk assessment is a careful examination of what could cause harm to people in the workplace. Doing a risk assessment will help employers identify the significant risks in their workplace, and avoid wasted effort by effectively targeting these. A good risk assessment will help avoid accidents and ill health, which can not only ruin lives, but can also increase costs to business through lost output, damaged furnishings or equipment, compensation claims and higher insurance premiums. This course will cover topics such as:

  • Fundamentals of Legislation (Safety and Health at Work Act 2005)
  • Workers rights – including Right to Refuse Imminently Dangerous Work
  • Statutory requirements for Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment Models
  • Workplace hazards identification
  • Conducting a Risk Assessment
  • Practical exercises
  • Proactive health and safety practices for managers and supervisors

Intended Audience: Managers and Supervisors, HR Professionals, Government OHS Inspectors, Maintenance Personnel, Safety Delegates, Current and Future Members of Safety Committees, Operatives/Floor Workers, and All Interested Persons.

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: $438 USD / $876 BDS