The process of hazard and/or incident identification and risk assessment is taught to ensure that learners apply health and safety and environmental principles and procedures in the workplace. In this way they are equipped to contribute to a safer work environment and can thus assist management in identifying potential hazards.

Topics that will be discussed cover principles of the act, definitions and an understanding of the specific requirements pertaining to continuous hazard identification and risk assessment.

The course is designed to enable learners to meet minimum workplace standards and to initiate and remedial actions.