Safety and risk

Practicable approaches to achieving successful risk management

Ensure safe operation, protect business reputation and enhance enterprise value through effective risk and safety management.

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Ensure safe operation, protect business reputation and enhance enterprise value through effective risk and safety management.

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Effective risk and safety management allows organisations to comply with complex legislation and corporate standards, ensuring safe and reliable operation. By correctly identifying risks and enforcing adequate risk controls, businesses can protect their reputation and enhance their enterprise value. 

This webinar provides an overview of the fundamental principles and practical methods of safety and risk management, enabling you to effectively identify hazards and risks so that you can make appropriate risk treatment decisions. 

You will learn best practice and valuable techniques (such as bowtie analysis, fault and event trees, and ALARP) that can be employed in your organisation to identify and manage barriers, explore the causes of failures, and ensure risk reduction measures are sensible. 

Who should attend?

Project and operational managers, engineers and HSE professionals, and anyone involved in risk management. 

How will I benefit?

  • Outline the risk management process 
  • Understand how practical risk treatment techniques fit in  
  • Recognise the concepts of “tolerability of risk” and “As Low As Reasonably Practicable”  
  • Understand the concept of bowtie analysis for barrier management 
  • Identify some broader aspects of risk management, such as human factors 
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Key topics

  • Principles of risk management 
  • Hazard identification   
  • Risk analysis   
  • Risk reduction & ALARP   
  • Bowtie risk management   
  • Functional safety of safety-related systems 
  • Human factors in design & operations 
  • Incident investigation & analysis 
  • Fault tree & event tree analysis 

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By clicking ‘Register Now’ you will be taken to a third-party website hosted by Workcast where you will be required to provide some personal information about yourself to access the webinar. This information will be shared between the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Workcast. 

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