EMG101 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (8)


This subject provides the skills and knowledge to produce a hazard analysis/ risk assessment for a community/enterprise. This will include developing an understanding of hazard identification, hazard characteristics, community characteristics, interaction consequences, risk assessment and vulnerability.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceManly Campus
Session 2
DistanceManly Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG101
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLAustralian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to identify the hazards and risks relating to a community/ enterprise.
- be able to specify the characteristics of hazards and risks, including appropriate specific hazard and risk descriptions.
- be able to specify the characteristics of a community/enterprise, including appropriate specific community/enterprise descriptions.
- be able to determine the impact of hazards on a community/enterprise.
- be able to describe and apply the concept of vulnerability assessment.
- be able to review a vulnerability assessment process.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  The risk identification and hazard analysis processes Risk and hazard identification Hazard description Community/enterprise description Vulnerability assessment Perception of risk Risk and hazard prioritisation


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.