Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Research information pertaining to the business or operation using appropriate tools and references to obtain general risk data.
2. Evaluate actual business and operations data by comparing the data against internal history as well as national or industry standards in order to recognize and define risks.
3. Communicate the results of surveys to management with appropriate documentation in order to educate management about risks and to recommend and justify appropriate actions for managing current and potential loss scenarios.4. Evaluate risks using established analytical techniques in order to prioritize corrective actions.
5. Select hazard control measures by reviewing available options and choosing the most appropriate in order to manage risk.
6. Communicate the identified hazard control measures by identifying essential resources and implementation strategies in order to manage risk.
7. Verify that recommended hazard controls are implemented using management and evaluation techniques in order to ensure risks are adequately managed.
8. Assess the effectiveness of specified hazard controls by analyzing performance data in order to ensure risks are adequately managed.
9. Identify catastrophic and emergency response scenarios using established techniques in order to anticipate risks.
10. Develop response plans for scenarios by reviewing available options, selecting viable strategies, and documenting action plans in order to ensure appropriate response to disasters and other emergencies.
11. Explain the responsibilities of a safety professional and be able to apply a Code of Ethics.
12. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)