Classroom Training

Hazard Recognition and Control


This half-day training course on hazard recognition and control focuses around identifying hazards and understanding, assessing and controlling their effects. This program and the topics discussed will provide a knowledge base for an effective Hazard Recognition and Control program.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss what the different types of hazards are and where/why they exist
  • Locate OHS legislation that outlines the rights and responsibilities of employers and workers regarding hazard recognition and control
  • Outline what a hazard assessment is and how it is performed
  • Select appropriate control methods for hazards
  • Perform a hazard assessment, including recognizing and assessing hazards and listing control methods for each hazard

Course Content:

This course is divided into three modules:

  • 1. Background Information, including definitions and legislation
  • 2. Hazard Recognition
  • 3. Hazard Assessment and Control