Hazard Identification Training

Accurately identifying, assessing, and controlling hazards is an essential part of a properly functioning Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program. By identifying hazards at your workplace, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate these hazards, preventing accidents, injuries, property damage and downtime.

Course Description
The Hazard Identification and Control training course provides the fundamental principles of hazard identification and control. The aim of this course is to provide the participant with the tools and a basic understanding of hazard recognition, risk assessments and the methodology of controls.

Course Length
This course is structured as a one (1) day course but can be modified to meet content and duration requirements. The online version is structured as a four-hour day course.

Target Audience
This course is designed for employees, managers, supervisors of small to large employers within BC’s manufacturing industry.

Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the OHS management system requirements with regards to hazard identification and management
  • Demonstrate the use of a hazard assessment process and control development principles as it pertains to specific hazards associated with the manufacturing industry

Course Topics

Manufacturing and Food Processing Operational Stages and Typical Hazards Involved, Hazard Identification Program Structure, Hazard Control Program Structure, Biological and Psychological Hazards, Risk Assessment Model, Hazards Prioritization

Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of the Hazard Identification training course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Online Learning


We offer Hazard Identification training through our Online Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop or tablet with internet access.

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Instructor-Led Training

Starting at $1,100

If you would like to arrange custom instructor-led Hazard Identification training please call us at 604.795.9595 or fill out the form below. One of our Safety Advisors will be glad to arrange a custom instructor-led training session for up to 15 people.

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