Transferable Skills

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

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R2 500.00

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Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this programme is to provide learners with the necessary competence to identify hazards, assess associated risks and develop applicable workplace controls.


This programme covers Risk Management requirements in line with: Quality (ISO 9001); Environment (ISO 14001); Occupational Health and Safety (ISO 45001); Information Security (ISO 27001); Standard on Risk Management (ISO 31000) NQF Level 2


1. Overview of and Motivation for HIRA
Legal requirements of risk assessment
Overview of HIRA requirements based on ISO 31000
Overview of HIRA requirements based on ISO 45001
2. The Risk Management and Risk Assessment Process
Overview of risk management
Risk management process
Overview of risk assessment
Risk assessment pitfalls
Relationship between HIRA and risk management
Risk acceptability
3. Preparing for a Risk Assessment
Stages of the risk assessment process
Interpreting the justification for corrective / preventive action
Risk assessment report and register
Post-HIRA activities