SSRM: Basic Risk Assessment

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Sustainable SHEQ Risk Management: Basic Risk Assessment

1 hour
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Many people already carry out risk assessments on a day-to-day basis during the course of their work and note changes in working practices. They recognise substandard working conditions and actions as they develop and take the necessary corrective actions.  Legislation and best practices require that this process is completed in a systematic manner, is recorded, the results are reliable and the analysis is comprehensive.  Employers need to undertake a systematic general examination of the work activities and then record the significant findings of the risk assessments.
The purpose of this module is to provide you with an understanding of and insight into basic risk assessment practices.This module with provide you with the necessary competence to identify hazards and assess risks.


Forms of risk assessments

  • Introduction
  • Baseline risk assessments
  • Issue based risk assessments
  • Continuous risk assessments


Practical risk assessment

  • Introduction
  • Principles for conducting risk assessments

Practical hazard identification

  • Introduction
  • Hazard identification
  • Role of risk professionals
  • Scope of the separate risk assessment exercises
  • Risk assessment team
  • Hazard identification tools


Risk measurement

  • Introduction
  • Aim of risk assessment
  • Approach to risk assessment
  • System components


Reporting and recording of risk assessments

  • Introduction
  • Format of risk assessment report
  • Recording of risk assessment


Preventive and protective measures

  • Introduction
  • Types of preventive and protection measures
  • Review and revision
  • Ten steps to effective risk assessment


  • 10 credits towards the DQS XPERT Sustainable SHEQ Risk Management (SSRM) Diploma  (SSRM 5 of 18)

  • Downloadable DQS XPERT certificate, with a certificate number that can be verified on the portal.

  • Content is supplied and reviewed by international DQS Technical Experts/ Lead Auditors

  • Registration on the eLearning Portal is valid for 1 year with access to live updates, subject matter experts/instructors

  • Final exam with a 100% pass rate


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Sustainable SHEQ Risk Management: Basic Risk Assessment

1 hour