Understanding Hazards and Risks

There are various types of hazards and they can arise in a workplace environment daily. So, it is a crucial daily activity to manage such hazards in order to maintain health and safety.

Understanding Hazards in the Workplace

There are various types of hazards and they can arise in a workplace environment daily. So, it is a crucial daily activity to manage such hazards in order to maintain health and safety. The types of hazards are broad and they are typically involved with any behavior, material, conditions, practice, or also can be a combination of any of these which can end up in an illness or injury to the workers or people in the environment and lead to damages to the organizational property.

While the list of hazards and types can vary, still they are manageable. The foremost step required here is to identify the potential hazards in the workplace, determine the measures to manage them, and prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, accidents, and fatalities.

Some of the Workplace Hazards:

  • Mechanical Hazards
  • Physical Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Biological Hazards
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Organizational Hazards
  • Aggression and violence
  • Bullying
  • Computer Workstations
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Housekeeping
  • Lighting
  • Manual Handling
  • Noise
  • Plant and Machinery
  • Radiation
  • Slips and Trips
  • Stress
  • Temperature
  • Vehicles and Transport Safety

Eligible people to take this course

  • Supervisors
  • Employees
  • Contractors


    Course Certification
    The participants after the successful completion of written and practical tests will obtain their certification in Risk Assessment.

    Minimum Qualification needed to undertake this course
    Unless the course cannot be offered in the preferred client’s language, the learners are expected to have an understanding of English.

    Training by

    Green World

    Green World

    Understanding hazards and workplace safety can be accomplished only with a trained workforce. As a renowned name in providing Occupational Health and Safety Training and Consultancy services in over 195 countries, Green World can offer a variety of training and auditing services that fit your organizational needs. If you like to operate a safe workplace with the best understanding of hazards, devise the right plan with us.

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