PSH593 - Process and Storage Hazards

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Subject Title
Process and Storage Hazards

Subject Description
This course builds upon the foundation knowledge and skills acquired in Introduction to Risk and Loss Prevention in semester 1. Students will continue with a general orientation to the tools of risk management, followed by an introduction to risk control and an overview of insurance buying.
This course is a core introductory component of the Risk Analyst program. It is included in the program to provide the student with the fundamental background knowledge upon which all security/risk related professions are based. At the end of this course, students will have a greater awareness of the techniques utilized in risk management.

Credit Status
One college subject credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify and describe the fundamental causes of loss across a spectrum of business and industry.
2. Critique and apply structured loss prevention methodologies in the corporate setting.
3. Acquire and apply a risk management perspective to loss and crises management.
4. Appraise associate the commonality of risk and loss prevention department goals and those of organizational and facility management.
5. Analyze and apply risk-handling strategies to business.
6. Appreciate and importance of loss prevention and risk analysis.

Essential Employability Skills


- communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
- respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication
- apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
- use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems
- locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
- analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
- manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.