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Risk Assessment

$50 USD

Course Type:
Risk Management and Incident Investigation
Training School:
online course
1 day

Course description

This course is intended to give you an overview of the risk assessment process and its benefits for the maritime industry. It covers topics such as the legal requirements, the risk assessment steps, the risk assessment tools and techniques, and the risk assessment documentation.

Certification and approval

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate.

Delivery method

The course is delivered through an online learning platform and consists of lectures, quizzes and case studies.

Course objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Define risk and its components, such as hazard, exposure, consequence, and probability, and understand how they affect the safety and security of the maritime operations and activities
  2. Identify and classify the safety barriers and their hierarchy
  3. Follow the risk management process workflow, such as risk identification, risk analysis, risk evaluation, risk control, and risk communication, and apply the appropriate tools and techniques for each step, such as checklists, matrices, bow-tie diagrams, etc.
  4. Perform a risk assessment practical application using a case study or a real-life scenario, and demonstrate your ability to identify the hazards and risks, analyze their likelihood and severity, evaluate their acceptability and priority, implement the suitable control measures, and communicate the results and recommendations

Course contents

  1. Risk Assessment

Regulations and guidelines

This course is based on the following regulations and guidelines:

  1. International Safety Management (ISM) code
  2. Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seafarers
  3. ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
  4. MSC-MEPC.2/Circ.12 Revised guidelines for formal safety assessment (FSA)

Entry requirements

The course is for anyone who works in the maritime industry or is interested in learning more about how to identify, analyze, and evaluate the risks that may affect the safety and security of the maritime operations and activities. Risk assessment can help you to prevent or reduce the likelihood and consequences of accidents, incidents, or emergencies on board your vessel.

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