Certificate in Hazard Analysis and Control

  • Certificate in Hazard Analysis and Control
  • 10 credits
  • 9
  • 12 weeks part-time
  • Online
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  • Entry Requirements
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Hazard identification and control helps to identify and analyze workplace hazards in order to reduce the risk of injury or illness on the job. All companies, regardless of size or industry, must understand hazard identification and control.

The aim of this programme is to provide a Certificate in Hazard Analysis Management and Control, to meet a legislative and Industry need in order for students to acquire the knowledge, attributes and skills required to understand the importance of the control of hazards to Health and Safety in the workplace. This Certificate will enable participants to develop a practical application of hazard analysis, management and control in the respective workplace of the student.

On completion of the programme, learners will be able to demonstrate the ability to plan the preparation and completion of regular reviews of an organisation's hazard analysis management and control throughout the organisation and advise on and provide for the suitable management practices and policy amendments to analyse, manage and control hazards. They will be able to lead and initiate in the planning, preparation, development and delivery of effective communication and training programmes on hazard analysis and control.


Hazard Control

Identification and evaluation of hazards. Maintaining strategies, understanding and familiarisation with basic monitoring equipment. Basic occupational hygiene; the measurement of noise and vibration; the effects of ionising radiation/non-ionising radiation control of air-borne contaminants; thermal environment; lighting. Controls for workplace health hazards including use of PPE

The Nature and Properties of Toxicants and Hazardous Chemicals

Basic chemistry; Routes of exposure and entry; Understand the importance of dose; Types of toxic response; Basic metabolism of compounds; Hazard Versus Risk; Risk assessment approach; Sources of information in toxicology; Carcinogens; Solvents; Assessment of toxicity; Bodily reactions; Chemical hazard assessment, control and prevention; Toxicity information; Reproductive toxicology; Hepatic toxicology; Nervous system toxicology; Thresholds and occupational exposure limits.

Environmental Issues within Health and Safety Practice

EHS management systems (ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, cGMP), Statutory licensing and reporting, water waste-water treatment systems and operation, waste management facility design and operation, risk monitoring, auditing and inspection, compliance under environmental legislation.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.



How to Apply

Application form.

Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie