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.

 

Course Outline


INTRODUCTION
Course Objectives


MODULE 1
Identifying Hazards and Risks
What Is a Hazard?
What Is a Risk?
Consult With Employees
Likelihood Scale
Knowledge Check


MODULE 2
Seeking Out Problems Before They Happen (I)
Unique to Your Business
Walk Around
Long Term and Short Term
Common Issues
Knowledge Check


MODULE 3
Seeking Out Problems Before They Happen (II)
Ask “What Would Happen if … ?”
External Events
Worst Case Scenarios
Consequence Scale
Knowledge Check


MODULE 4
Everyone’s Responsibility
See It, Report It!
If It’s Not Safe, Don’t Do It
Take Appropriate Precautions
Communicating to the Organization
Knowledge Check


MODULE 5
Tracking and Updating Control Measures
What Is a Control Measure?
Your Business Procedures
Are They Adequate?
Updating and Maintaining
Knowledge Check


MODULE 6
Risk Management Techniques
Reduce the Risk
Transfer the Risk
Avoid the Risk
Accept the Risk
Knowledge Check


MODULE 7
General Office Safety and Reporting
Accident Reports
Accident Response Plans
Emergency Action Plan
Training and Education
Knowledge Check


MODULE 8
Business Impact Analysis
Gather Information
Identify Vulnerabilities
Analyze Information
Implement Recommendations
Knowledge Check


MODULE 9
Disaster Recovery Plan
Make It Before You Need It
Test, Update, and Repeat
Hot, Warm, and Cold Sites
Keep Documentation Simple and Clear
Knowledge Check


MODULE 10
Summary of Risk Assessment
What are the Hazards?
Who Might Be Harmed?
Are Current Control Measures Sufficient?
If Not, Change Control Measures
Knowledge Check


ASSESSMENT
Post Test

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