Risk Based Thinking

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  • Introduction
  • Background    
    • The development of risk based thinking
  • Requirements
    • What the Standards expect
    • Information gathering
    • Suitable tools
  • Workshops
    • Information gathering
    • Risk based thinking tools and best practice use
  • Discussion
  • Learning Outcomes
    • Have an understanding of the related standards and be aware of the development and application of risk based thinking
    • Have an understanding of ISO 9001 ISO14001 ISO45001 and risk based thinking
    • Be able to discuss and understand hazard identification and risk assessment (HIRA) as well as the types of risk assessments and the application thereof in the workplace
    • Be able to discuss risk management and risk management methodology
    • Understand and be able to discuss various risk analysis tools


The objective of risk based thinking training is to provide delegates with an introduction to risk management awareness aligned with the principle contained within Annex SL - ISO 9001:2015 – ISO14001:2015 – ISO45001:2018. Devised for anyone working with management systems requiring an awareness of risk based thinking, this training course includes tutor led presentations and workshops.


 Management Systems Professionals, Quality – Environmental – Health & Safety Management Systems responsible personnel.



David Balkwell, founder of Balkwell Ltd – ISOBUILDER, is a well respected Certification Body Assessor, Consultant and Trainer with over 6800 days of certification assessment experience accrued over the last 30 years. David is a Lead Assessor for Quality, Environment and Health & Safety. Before he left BSI in 1999 after 10 years, he Co-founded OHSAS18001:1999.

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