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  NEW! Risk Assessment Certification Program



Recognizing the importance of this significant skill for the safety professional, ASSE is offering the Risk Assessment Certificate Program. It is a blended education program consisting of this three-day seminar, selected ASSE webinars, virtual symposia and classroom seminars and a final project. Upon completion of all elements of this program, you will receive a Certificate in Risk Assessment that is evidence of your competence in successfully applying occupational safety and health risk assessment principles.


Executive Program

236 Risk Assessment Certificate Program

3 days | June 5 - 7 | 2.1 CEUs

Recognizing the importance of risk assessment as a significant skill for the safety professional, this certificate is a blended education program consisting of a three-day seminar, online videos and a final project. Upon completion of all elements of this program, you will receive a Certificate in Risk Assessment that is evidence of your competence in successfully applying occupational safety and health risk assessment principles.

Learn to:
  • Implement the basic steps of the risk assessment process
  • Conduct a risk assessment leading to the identification and prioritization of the organization's hazards and controls
  • Influence management to support risk reduction plans and efforts
  • Measure the effectiveness of the risk assessment process and outcomes to support the organization's objectives

Hazard Identification

You will select the appropriate resources to produce a list of hazards for the basis of the risk assessment.

  • Hazard Identification techniques
  • Accumulation and review of data
  • Selection of a risk assessment tool

Risk Analysis

You will begin the process of evaluating risks and learn to use recognized methods of assessment such as checklists, hazard analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, etc.

  • Basic steps of risk assessment
  • Methods and data sources
  • Qualitative vs semi-quantitative vs quantitative
  • Creating and using a matrix
  • Performing a baseline risk assessment

Risk Evaluation and Treatment

You will use the tools provided in this seminar to verify risk acceptability, synthesize mitigation options, create a baseline for future risk reduction comparisons and apply hierarchy of controls.

  • Identify controls (hierarchy)
  • Control Selection/decision
  • Identify mitigations for risk reduction
  • Key metrics for the risk assessment process