EMG101 Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (8)

This subject provides the skills and knowledge to produce a hazard analysis/ risk assessment for a community/enterprise. This will include developing an understanding of hazard identification, hazard characteristics, community characteristics, interaction consequences, risk assessment and vulnerability.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Manly Campus
Session 2 (60)
Manly Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMG101. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify the hazards and risks relating to a community/ enterprise.
  • be able to specify the characteristics of hazards and risks, including appropriate specific hazard and risk descriptions.
  • be able to specify the characteristics of a community/enterprise, including appropriate specific community/enterprise descriptions.
  • be able to determine the impact of hazards on a community/enterprise.
  • be able to describe and apply the concept of vulnerability assessment.
  • be able to review a vulnerability assessment process.


This subject will cover the following topics:


The risk identification and hazard analysis processes

Risk and hazard identification

Hazard description

Community/enterprise description

Vulnerability assessment

Perception of risk

Risk and hazard prioritisation


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.