This course will provide an overview of the purpose and approaches to risk assessment, and will provide a description of each step in the risk assessment process. The four steps are: Hazard Identification, Exposure Assessment, Hazard Characterization and Risk Characterization. Learners will gain an understanding on what types of information can be generated from a risk assessment.
At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Understand what “risk” means.
- Understand how risk is estimated, and recognize the steps of a risk assessment.
- Understand what data sources are used in a risk assessment.
Requirements: A basic understanding of food safety, but high level of technical knowledge not necessary.
Target Audience: People working on food safety in low and middle income countries.
Course is offered by The Ohio State University Global One Health Initiative.