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
Session 1 (30)
Manly Campus
Session 2 (60)
Manly Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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
One session
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Assumed Knowledge
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

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.