Risk Assessment and Management

Risk assessment and management is essential for the success of any business. However, many companies do not always take the necessary precautions, which leads to disaster. Successfully managing risks will prevent mistakes, which leads to a safer work environment, happier employees, and increased productivity. Following a few basic steps will place your organization on the path to success.

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify hazards and risks
  • Update control measures
  • Grasp the fundamentals of accident reports
  • Identify risk management techniques
  • Outline a disaster recovery plan
  • Communicate to the organization

Identifying Hazards and Risks

  • What Is a Hazard?
  • What Is a Risk?
  • Consult with Employees
  • Likelihood Scale
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Seeking Out Problems Before They Happen (I)

  • Unique to Your Business
  • Walk Around
  • Long Term and Short Term
  • Common Issues
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Seeking Out Problems Before They Happen (II)

  • Ask “What would happen if … ?”
  • External Events
  • Worst Case Scenarios
  • Consequence Scale
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Everyone’s Responsibility

  • See It, Report It!
  • If It’s Not Safe, Don’t Do It
  • Take Appropriate Precautions
  • Communicating to the Organization
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Tracking and Updating Control Measures

  • What Is a Control Measure?
  • Your Business Procedures
  • Are They Adequate?
  • Updating and Maintaining
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Risk Management Techniques

  • Reduce the Risk
  • Transfer the Risk
  • Avoid the Risk
  • Accept the Risk
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

General Office Safety and Reporting

  • Accident Reports
  • Accident Response Plans
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Training and Education
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Business Impact Analysis

  • Gather Information
  • Identify Vulnerabilities
  • Analyze Information
  • Implement Recommendations
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Disaster Recovery Plan

  • Make It Before You Need It
  • Test, Update, and Repeat
  • Hot, Warm, and Cold Sites
  • Keep Documentation Simple and Clear
  • Case Study
  • Assessment
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