HIRA

HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT (HIRA)

Safety Training Association recognizes the complexity of tasks that need to be performed in industry and have developed a user friendly course to assist with effective hazards identification. Once the hazards have been identified, the risk of doing that particular job needs to assessed, calculated & analysed.
 
Elimination, mitigation and/or control of these of high ranking risks must be put in place before an employee can commence his job. A hazards identification and risk assessment must be performed before any task can be performed, thereby reducing the rates of incidents, accident, near misses or loss at the workplace.
 

COURSE CONTENTS - 1 DAY COURSE

  • Definitions & Terminologies.
  • Safety Theory.
  • Different types of hazards identification.
  • Explain the hazard identification and risk assessment process.
  • Explain the different types of risk assessments in the workplace.
  • Describe and apply the techniques used in hazard identification & risk assessment in the workplace.
  • Conduct an Effective HIRA.
  • Case Study.
  • Assessment.
DURATION
1 day
TARGET GROUP
HSE reps, Safety Officers, SHEQ coordinators, Supervisors
COURSE OBJECTIVE
An overview of the HIRA process, an understanding into the various hazards at the workplace and the risks associated to these hazards. The aim of the course is to enable the learner to make effective decisions towards health and safety in their workplace.
 

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COURSE CONTENTS - 2 /3 DAYS COURSE

  • Definitions & Terminologies.
  • Explaining the legal requirements.
  • Hazards identification theory.
  • Assessing risks effectively.
  • Different types of business risks.
  • Significant risk calculation methodology.
  • Risk ranking and risk profiling.
  • Setting of control measures to mitigate or reduce the risks.
  • Theory on control measures.
  • Report on and recommend remedial action.
  • Completing a risk register.
  • Case Study.
  • Assessment.
DURATION
2 or 3 days
TARGET GROUP
Management, HSE reps, Safety Officers, SHEQ coordinators, Supervisors
COURSE OBJECTIVE
A practical, scientific and mathematical approach towards health, safety & environment that will provide the learners with the necessary tools and skills, to enable them to carry out HIRA in their workplace. The aim of the course is to enable those who attend to make qualitative & quantitative decisions towards health and safety in their workplace.
 

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