Hazard Assessment

Course Details

Format: Classroom

Duration: 1 day

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Prerequisites: N/A

PPE Required: N/A

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Course Description

This 1-day course teaches participants on how to properly identify, assess and analyze workplace hazards in accordance with the MHSA methodology.

Hazard assessment is the cornerstone of any health and safety management system and must be performed correctly to ensure potential and existing health & safety hazards are eliminated or controlled.

A workplace hazard is any activity, condition, practice, or behaviour that has potential to harm a worker. It is the employer’s responsibility to protect workers which includes assessing or identifying and controlling all workplace hazards which can cause injury or illness.

Topics include:

  • Alberta OH&S Code Part 2 Hazard Assessment, Elimination and Control

  • Benefits of performing hazard assessments

  • Methods of hazard identification, assessment and control

  • Hazard assessment techniques

  • Hierarchy of hazard controls

Upon completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Develop a comprehensive approach to hazard identification for your workplace

  • Identify the common types of existing and potential health & safety hazards

  • Evaluate hazards associated to specific jobs and tasks

  • Prioritize hazards in terms of the level of risk they present to workers

  • Identify practical hazard control methods applicable to your workplace

  • Review and maintain hazard assessments on a regular basis.

CRSP Points: BCRSP has previously awarded CM points for this event. The current contains 8 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CM points. See BCRSP web site at www.bcrsp.ca for CM point criteria.


  • Members: $109.00

  • Non Members: $149.00

*Prices do not include GST