Human Resources

HR Risk Management

Course Code: 01-09-HR57

This class covers developing, implementing/administering and evaluating programs, plans and policies that provide a safe and secure working environment and to protect the organization from liability.

This course is a required for the Human Resources Certificate and is designed around HRCI® and SHRM exam content areas to prepare you for the examination.

Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand and apply federal, state and local workplace health, safety, security and privacy laws and regulations.
  • Develop and administer occupational injury and illness compensation programs.
  • Develop and administer occupational injury and illness prevention programs.
  • Describe investigation procedures of workplace safety, health, and security enforcement agencies.
  • Assess workplace safety risks.
  • Assess workplace security risks.
  • Identify potential violent behavior and workplace violence conditions.
  • Develop general health and safety practices.
  • Develop incident and emergency response plans.
  • Describe internal investigation, monitoring and surveillance techniques.
  • Understand issues related to substance abuse and dependency.
  • Develop and monitor business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
  • Identify data integrity techniques and technology.
  • Develop and administer internal and external privacy policies.

Competencies Covered: Risk management as it relates to human resources

Intended Audience: Individuals seeking to enter the field of human resources; non-HR professionals in supervisory roles who have the responsibility for interviewing, training, evaluating, or disciplining employees; and new or experienced managers interested in learning more about efficient employee management skills

Prerequisite: Human Resource Essentials