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EOSH UK Award in Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA)

The EOSH UK Award in Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) is a comprehensive program designed to equip individuals with the essential skills to identify potential hazards and assess risks in diverse workplace environments. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the principles and practices associated with hazard identification and risk assessment, promoting a safer work environment. This course is suitable for individuals across various industries and professions, providing foundational knowledge to enhance workplace safety. It will enable the delegates to prepare and conduct a risk assessment and initiate remedial actions for hazards identified using the hierarchy of control and risks assessed and help identify the unsafe practices as well as how to intervene positively and take proper action. The curriculum covers theoretical concepts, practical applications, and case studies to ensure participants can apply their learning effectively in real-world scenarios.
This qualification is evaluated using assessments and Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ). To receive this qualification, the learner must pass both tests with a certain percentage.
The specific modules covered in the EOSH UK Award in Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment (HIRA) typically include:
  • Introduction to Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
  • Legislative Framework
  • Types of Hazards
  • Risk Assessment Methodologies
  • Hierarchy of Control Measures
  • Risk Matrix Utilization
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Communication of Risks
  • Emergency Response Planning
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Assessment Techniques
  • Role of Individuals in HIRA
  • Integration with Overall Safety Management
The qualification has recommended course duration of 5 days.
Note: However the course duration may be increased to meet additional learning needs if required but not reduced.