Hazard Recognition and Control

Hazard Recognition and Control

Gold Seal: 1 Credit * BC Housing: 7.5 CPD Points


This session is designed to provide participants with the required knowledge to understand the principle of hazard recognition and control as well as the methods used to ensure hazards are identified and adequately addressed in the workplace. At the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of the requirements for identifying hazards, the tools required to assess the identified hazards and score them by priority, and methods to take the information gathered and develop Safe Work Procedures to mitigate the hazards. Participants will take part in reviewing a number of hazard scenarios as well as developing procedures to mitigate the identified hazards. 

Topics covered:

  • The regulatory requirements to identify and assess hazards.

  • Who may do a hazard assessment?

  • How to gather information regarding the hazards of a process?

  • How to conduct interviews with persons familiar with the process being assessed?

  • Developing appropriate conclusions and mitigating factors.

  • Completing the Hazard Assessment Form and develop Safe Work Procedures. 


Delivery Method: Classroom Session

Course Fee Includes: The course, course materials, access to a laptop, and a digital certificate upon completion.


There are no prerequisites for this course.  

Who Should Attend

This training program is designed for Managers, committee members, safety representatives, any employees responsible for workplace inspections, and company representatives who want to develop or improve a company’s inspection program.

What Previous Participants Have Said

“Excellent course! More info than expected!”

“Very interesting course and knowledgeable instructor.”

“Instructor has lots of real-world experience and examples.”