Course Details

Conducting Risk Assessments


This program has been developed to outline the process for conducting a risk assessment in a horticulture farming environment. 


With a risk assessment process, businesses can identify and prepare for potential risks in order to avoid catastrophic consequences down the road and keep their workers safe.

Risk assessment is a technique for proactively identifying and addressing risks in all settings. It is a key tool for effective risk management both in the context of health and safety management and for management of risks in all other settings across the farm.

Target Audience:

This training is designed for team leaders, production coordinators and farm operations managers to ensure that they can develop a risk assessment plan and conduct effective risk assessments.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To ensure that a consistent approach to the application of risk assessment techniques is applied across the business.
  • Identify processes and situations that may cause harm, particularly to people.
  • Determine how likely it is that each hazard will occur and how severe the consequences would be.
  • Decide what steps the business can take to stop these hazards from occurring or to control the risk.

Learning Methods:

Program Benefits:


  • Providing an analysis of possible threats
  • Preventing injuries or illnesses
  • Meeting legal requirements
  • Creating awareness about hazards and risk
  • Creating an accurate inventory of available assets
  • Justifying the costs of managing risks
  • Determining the budget to remediate risks
  • Understanding the return on investment

Upcoming Workshops

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We all know what it’s like…

Your business is going great (or not… COVID-19); you’re doing the things you know. But you also know that there are some pinch points in your business; some areas that could be safer, some processes you need to introduce.
But you’re frozen: I don’t know what to do? I don’t know where to start? Will the business afford it? Am I putting myself or business at risk?

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