Risk Management in the Laboratory

Risk Management in the Laboratory is designed to introduce participants to the principles of risk management and how this applies to a laboratory setting. This course is relevant to anyone who has responsibility for identifying risks and risk management processes. The course combines the standards with risk management principles. A key focus of the learning objectives is to support an understanding of the risk management process within a laboratory environment, its context and its potential impact.


Course overview

This course introduces the principles of risk management and how they are applied in the laboratory context. The course focuses on how to establish, implement, monitor and review an effective risk management framework that incorporates activities relevant to each stage in the risk management process. It also develops skills in risk management communication and consultation


“I really enjoyed the practical group discussions, they were good for putting theory into practice and learning from other’s experiences. A lot of new information gained.”

Jennifer Buckseall- IH RMTL SA Pathology

What you will learn

Specific content learning areas include:

  • Define risk management and its principles
  • Identify risk requirements of the relevant laboratory standards
  • Establish a context for risks in the laboratory
  • Identify the types of risks in the laboratory
  • Understand risk assessment for the categorisation and prioritisation of risks
  • Understand risk treatment plans and control measures
  • Monitor and review risk controls to ensure compliance and effectiveness

Who should do the course?

This course is relevant to anyone who has responsibility for identifying risks and risk management processes.

Course Dates and Booking

Date Time Location Available Spaces
3 September 2024 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Virtual Course 13
17 September 2024 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Melbourne 19
26 November 2024 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Virtual Course 14

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