Hazard Identification and Control

OHS Essentials course for workplace health and safety basics

Hazard identification and control helps to identify and analyze workplace hazards in order to reduce the risk of injury or illness on the job. This course will provide the knowledge and tools for hazard recognition, risk assessments, and control methods. All companies, regardless of size or industry, must understand hazard identification and control, along with workplace inspections, to meet safety requirements in BC.

Goals and Objectives
  • Review typical hazards encountered in operations
  • Identify the structure of effective hazard identification and hazard control programs
  • Understand hazard identification, their general classifications and how job tasks become Safe Work Procedures
  • Risk Assessments and Hierarchy of Controls application methods/examples
  • Typical hazard in manufacturing and food processing
  • Structure of a Hazard Identification Program
  • Biological and psychological hazards
  • Risk assessment model
  • Hazard prioritization

This basic workplace health and safety training course is intended for:

  • Joint health and safety committee members
  • Health and safety worker representatives
  • Any employee, manager, or supervisor tasked with participating in hazard identification

Eligible toward the requirements for for mandatory annual Joint Health and Safety Committee training in British Columbia; may be eligible in other jurisdictions as well.

Virtual Classroom Training

This is an 4-hour class presented in an online format. See available dates below.

Online Learning

Register for Joint Health and Safety Committee training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

Training Bundle

Choose the JHSC Training Bundle for more than 8 hours of combined Joint Health & Safety Committee essentials online training, including:

  • Joint Health and Safety
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Incident Investigation

Interested in Hazard Identification and Control training?

If you would like to learn more about this training please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out our form.

A representative from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC will be in touch to arrange training for you.