OSH 4520

Description

Examination of risk management principles in the context of safety and health management. Strategies and tactics for reducing workplace hazards are presented through a review of best practices and principles balanced by an organization’s use of opportunistic and speculative risks.

Objectives

  1. Identify and apply risk management terms and concepts to the reduction of hazards in the workplace.
  2. Select and use analytical tools in the identification and assessment of workplace hazards and risks.
  3. Integrate Occupational Safety and Health programs into the total risk management process.
  4. Characterize risk reduction strategies and apply them to sources of workplace hazards.
  5. Conduct a workplace assessment for hazards and risks, and recommend risk reduction strategies and tactics.
  6. Determine the acceptability of residual risks after risk reduction tactics are applied.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

None

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