Lab Safety / Risk

Risk Management and Mitigation

Instructor: Jonathan Klane

Are you ready to navigate the complex landscape of risk management with confidence and precision? Welcome to Risk Management and Mitigation! Led by esteemed instructor Jonathan Klane, this dynamic course equips you with indispensable knowledge and strategies to identify, assess, and effectively mitigate risks across various domains.

What is this course about?

In Risk Management and Mitigation, we dive deep into the art and science of identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks in various environments. In this course, we'll equip you with essential tools and strategies to navigate through potential hazards effectively. Building upon the foundation laid out in our Technical Topics stream, we'll explore the hierarchy of controls as the cornerstone for implementing hazard control methods. Through interactive modules and real-world case studies, you'll gain invaluable insights into mitigating risks proactively and safeguarding both yourself and your environment.

What are the benefits of this course?

  • Mastering the Hierarchy of Controls: Gain a deep understanding of the sequential steps involved in the hierarchy of controls. Learn to prioritize hazard control methods in the most effective order to minimize risk exposure.
  • Unveiling the Role of PPE: Explore why Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) occupies a critical but nuanced position in the hierarchy. Understand its importance and limitations in mitigating risks, and learn when and how to utilize it effectively.
  • Harnessing Isolation and Work Practices: Delve into the versatile applications of isolation and work practices as alternative methods of hazard control. Understand their significance and learn how to integrate them into your risk mitigation strategies.
  • The Power of Collaboration: Discover the transformative impact of collaboration in implementing hazard controls. Explore the myriad benefits of multidisciplinary teamwork and learn how diverse perspectives enhance the effectiveness of risk mitigation approaches.
  • Empowering Multi-disciplinary Approaches: Learn how to leverage the expertise of a multi-disciplinary team to develop robust and holistic risk mitigation strategies. Understand how collaboration fosters innovation and ensures comprehensive risk management.

What are the learning outcomes of this course?

  • List the steps of the hierarchy of controls in order
  • Explain why PPE is so important given its relative position in the hierarchy
  • Describe the uses of isolation and work practices as two levels that don’t always appear in the hierarchy
  • List at least three benefits of collaborating to help implement hazard controls
  • Describe how a multi-disciplinary team helps develop more effective approaches

Whether you're a seasoned lab safety professional or a newcomer to the field, Risk Management and Mitigation promises to elevate your expertise and empower you to safeguard against uncertainties effectively. Don't let risks dictate your outcomes—enroll now and embark on a transformative journey towards mastery in risk management!

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Course content

    • Introduction
    • Risk Management and the People
    • Risk Mitigation and Control
    • Quiz