Hazard Analysis and Control

Course Objectives

This online course will cover some of the basic principles and concepts related to hazard identification and control. More specifically, if you complete the reading and assignments, at the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • identify the 13 general workplace hazard categories;
  • describe the four primary procedures used to identify hazards;
  • discuss the various accident types that might result if hazards are not corrected;
  • describe possible engineering and management hazard control strategies;
  • discuss various problem-solving techniques to help control hazards; and
  • prepare an effective recommendation.

Key Topics

  • Definition of Hazard and Exposure
  • Hazard Identification Process
  • Hazard Areas and Categories
  • Analyzing the Workplace
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Elimination
  • Substitution
  • Engineering Controls
  • Administrative Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Problem Solving
  • Writing Effective Recommendations

Target Audience

  • Trainer
  • Supervisor
  • Manager