EMG101 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (8)

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

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Manly Campus
Session 2 (60)
Online
Manly 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

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

Australian 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 including risk prioritisation; and
  • be able to identify, analyse, evaluate, and prioritise risk treatment options.

Syllabus

This 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

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EMG101 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Community profile
20
2
Risk assessment project definition
30
3
Risk assessment report
50

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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