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This short course is to introduce the procedures involved in conducting a risk assessment.

Summary

The objective of this short course is to introduce the procedures involved in conducting a risk assessment and to provide the student with knowledge of the methods used for conducting exposure assessments and an understanding of the factors that influence method selection and interpretation of the results. The course also aims to familiarise the student with the main features of the management and communication of risk.

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About this course

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About

The objective of this short course is to introduce the procedures involved in conducting a risk assessment and to provide the student with knowledge of the methods used for conducting exposure assessments and an understanding of the factors that influence method selection and interpretation of the results. The course also aims to familiarise the student with the main features of the management and communication of risk.

Content:

  • Role of risk assessment in risk analysis and the groups involved in conducting risk assessments
  • Four components of a risk assessment
  • Hazard identification, hazard characterisation and risk characterisation.
  • Exposure assessments and their role in risk assessments
  • Methods and interpretation of results of exposure assessments
  • WHO / FAO principles of risk management
  • Communication of risk

Assessment

A multiple choice questionnaire will be offered to students as a tool for self-assessment of the acquired knowledge.

Attendance

This course is self-paced and open for enrolment at any time and delivered online through the University of Ulster's Virtual Learning Environment

Professional recognition

The Insitute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) is the leading qualifying body for food professionals in Europe and the only professional body in the UK concerned with all aspects of food science and technology.

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Price

£276.00

Payment information

You must register and pay for this course online.

Contact

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Email: FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 6680