Risk Assessment Certificate Program

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Core Competencies

1

Safety Management System Implementation

Understand the elements of and how to effectively implement and maintain a sustainable safety management system at a facility or within an organization.

Resource:
ANSI/AIHA | Z10-2012 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems




2

Risk Management Principles and Guidelines

Understand the Risk Management Principles and Guidelines and how to effectively implement them at a facility or within an organization.

Resource:
ANSI/ASSE Z690.2-2011 Risk Management Principles and Guidelines (national adoption of ISO 31000:2009)




3

Risk Assessment Terminology

Understand the Dictionary of Risk Assessment Terms (Safety Professional Common Language)

Resource:
ANSI/ASSE Z690.1-2011 Vocabulary of Risk Management National Adoption of ISO Guide 73:2009




4

Risk Assessment Techniques

Understand and apply the basic concepts of various common Risk Assessment techniques used by Practicing Safety Professionals.

Resource:
ANSI/ASSE Z690.3-2011Risk Assessment Techniques National Adoption of IEC/ISO 31010:2009




5

Prevention through Design (PtD)

Understand the elements of and how to effectively conduct a design safety review and risk assessment for new designs/redesigns.

Resource:
ANSI/ASSE 590.3-2011 Prevention through Design Guidelines for Addressing Occupational Hazards and Risks in Design and Redesign Processes



6

Enterprise Risk Management

Understand and successfully incorporate enterprise risk management into the business planning and decision-making for corporate sustainability.




7

Evaluating/Analyzing Risk

Understand how to evaluate/analyze risk assessments, establish acceptable risk, prioritize risks, and establish risk control metrics and dashboards.




8

Risk-Based Regulations and Standards

Understand voluntary consensus standards (ANSI, ISO), and state/federal regulations (OSHA).




9

Techniques for Hazard Identification and Control

Understand and successfully identify workplace hazards and risks and proper control means using Hierarchy of Control decision-making to reduce risks to acceptable levels.

Resource:
JHA, FMEA, PHA, Hazop, Ergonomics, Occupational Hygiene, etc.



10

Monitoring Risk Control Measures

Understand processes for monitoring the effectiveness of risk control measures.




11

Serious Injury, Fatal (SIF) Prevention

Understand means to identify predictive events or situations having the potential for SIF incidents so to prevent their occurrence in absence of injury.




12

Management Of Change (MOC)

Understand elements of an effective MOC Process to mitigate risks prior to workplace changes being made.

Resource:
ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z10-2012 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems




13

Design for Construction Safety (DfCS)

Understand risk factors during the construction phase of projects and necessary prevention controls to be incorporated to prevent construction work injuries or fatalities.

Resource:
Prevention Through Design - Design for Construction Safety




14

Procurement Specifications for risk management

Understand how to incorporate safety & health requirements into procurement specifications of machinery & equipment, raw materials & chemicals, processes, tools and contractor services, etc.

Resource:
ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z10-2012 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems




15

Contractor Risk Management

Understand the requirements and process for the qualification, selection and management of contractors to mitigate risk.

Resource:
ANSI/AIHA/ASSE Z10-2012 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems




16

Risk Communication

Understand methods and means to effectively communicate risk to stakeholders in all four stages of the operational setting:

  • • Pre-Operatioonal
  • • Operational
  • • Post Incident
  • • Post Operation

Resource:
ANSI/ASSE Z690.3-2011Risk Assessment Techniques National Adoption of IEC/ISO 31010:2009