This course is delivered by Ben Seligmann and Tyson Cronin and will provide attendees with both a practical and theoretical understanding of many of the principles and procedures behind risk management. By the end of the course you will: 

  • Appreciate the benefits of thorough and efficient risk management practices
  • Have an improved understanding of task-based risk asssessments, their practice and outcomes
  • Be able to use UQSafe to help you perform and record task-based risk assessments
  • Better understand informal, ‘stop and think’ risk assessments that can be done on-the-fly and developed into useful habits

All courses run from 8am  - 12.30pm in the SMI level 4 Seminar room at St Lucia or in the Lecture theatre at Indooroopilly. Attendees should bring: a short description of an activity for which you need to prepare a risk assessment; laptop and pen and paper; morning tea, water etc

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St Lucia - 30th
Indooroopilly - 7th, 8th, 15th, 19th, 22nd
Indooroopilly - 26th
St Lucia - 2nd
January 2021
St Lucia - 27th, 28th (these courses will run 10am - 2.30pm)
February 2021
St Lucia - 18 (this course will run 10am - 2.30pm)
Indooroopilly - 3rd (this course will run 10am - 2.30pm)
March 2021
St Lucia - 4th (this course will run 10am - 2.30pm)

Ben and Tyson are working towards creating an online/zoom version of the course for those who work outside of Brisbane, at ICE Chile and those who would prefer not to attend a face to face session. Staff will be notified when this version is available

About SMI Introduction to Risk Assessment for staff and students

Understanding risk management and assessments is key to maintaining a workplace that is safe for everyone. To this end, the Sustainable Minerals Institute will be hosting a number of Risk Assessment courses for staff and students.