Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) – eLearning


Full Course Title: Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) – eLearning Course
Type: eLearning
Duration: 2,5 hours
Certificate: Yes

SKU: XPERT_HIRA_CFS Category: Tags: ,


In recent years hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control have become fundamental to the practice of planning, management and the operation of a business, as well as a key requirement of all new international standards published according to the new ISO High-Level-Structure (HLS).

Risk management underpins legislation and its various enacted acts and regulations in many countries.

The purpose of this course is to provide you with the necessary competence to identify hazards, assess the risks and to develop the applicable controls in the workplace.


What is included in the course?

This course’s topics are:

  • Overview of and motivation for hazard identification and risk assessment
    • Legal requirements of risk assessment
    • Extract from ISO 31000
    • Extract from BS OHSAS 18000
  • The risk management and risk assessment process
    • Overview of risk management
    • The risk management process
    • Overview of risk assessment
    • Risk assessment pitfalls
    • Relationship between HIRA and risk management
    • Risk acceptability
  • Preparing for a risk assessment
    • Stages of the risk assessment process
    • Justification for corrective / preventive action
    • Risk assessment report and register
    • Post-HIRA Activities
  • Risk assessment scenarios
    • Overview
    • Scenario 1
    • Scenario 2
    • Scenario 3
    • Scenario 4
    • Scenario 5
    • Risk assessment tools

Downloadable manuals and other resources are also provided.

Each section is followed by a quiz with a 100% required pass mark, ensuring a thorough understanding of the methodology. Students will only be able to continue to a following section once a previous section has been passed.

What will I learn?

This course will give you an in-depth understanding of all aspects of HIRA. You will gain knowledge and insight into risk management in the broader application and should, after completing this course, have a very good understanding of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control activities.

Who should sign up for this course?

The course is highly recommended for all persons whose work-related activities involve the management and control of occupational health and safety issues.


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