Course
Overview of Risk Analysis
Risk Analysis
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For more information, you can call us at 301-405-9470, or email us at cnarrod@umd.edu

Course Description

This one day course pulls together the basic principles of risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication. The target audience is newer members of the risk analysis community.

It is a generic overview with some focus on food safety from an international perspective, and serves as a contextual primer for anyone interested in or involved with a broad range of risk analysis activities, regardless of application.

The course:
Provides an introduction to the terminology, concepts, tools and techniques used in food safety risk analysis. Acquaints students with the predominant risk analysis models. Provides an overview of the tasks and issues associated with risk management and risk communication. Introduces some of the tools of risk assessment.

Past participants have included:

  • Health Inspector – Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
  • Senior Nutrition Specialist – Saudi Food and Drug Authority
  • Scientific Officer – Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
  • Chemist – FDA
  • Analyst, Land O’ Lakes
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    This course is also available in a package, see: