Based on years of industry collaboration and academic research, this course covers the latest advancements in safety.

This course has been time-tested and is based on evidence. It's not an opinion or philosophy, but instead rooted in science and proof. If you are a safety professional looking for the next level of safety training, this course is for you.

Block 5 - Risk Analysis

Precursor Analysis, Risk Analysis, Contingent Liability Modeling


  • 2

    Block 5 - Risk Analysis

    • Block 5 - Summary

  • 3

    Precursor Analysis

    • Introduction to Precursor Analysis

    • Precursor Analysis Process

    • Key Definitions

    • Research Behind Precursor Analysis

    • Precursors and Scorecard

    • Practice Safety Engagement

    • Practice Safety Engagement Review

    • Deploying a Precursor Analysis Strategy and Conclusion

    • Simplified Precursor Question List

    • Precursor Analysis Scorecard

    • Energy Wheel - Hazard Recognition

    • Critical Hazard Icons

    • Quiz - Precursor Analysis

  • 4

    Safety Risk Analysis

    • Introduction to Risk Analysis

    • Risk Matrix Approach

    • Elements of Risk: Probability and Frequency

    • Elements of Risk: Exposure

    • Elements of Risk: Severity

    • Types of Risk: Unit Risk and Expected Value

    • Cumulative Risk

    • Getting the Data, Key Assumptions and Conclusion

    • Quiz - Risk Analysis

  • 5

    Contingent Liability Modeling

    • Introduction and Theoretical Approach

    • Modeling

    • Example - Baseline

    • Example - First Investment

    • Example - Second Investment

    • Moving Forward and Conclusion

    • Quiz - Contingent Liability Modeling

About Your Instructor


Matthew Hallowell

Dr. Matthew Hallowell is a President’s Teaching Scholar and Endowed Professor of Construction Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He earned a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and a PhD with a focus on Construction Engineering and Occupational Safety and Health. Before his academic career, he worked in construction as a laborer, project engineer, and quality inspector.Dr. Hallowell specializes in construction safety research, with an emphasis on the science of safety. He collaborates with companies and industry associations like the Edison Electric Institute, Project Leadership Institute, Canadian Pipeline Association, and the INGAA foundation. For his research, he has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award and the Construction Industry Institute Outstanding Researcher Award.

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Take advantage of tools and techniques which were rigorously tested through field and laboratory research. This course will bring your safety program to the next level.

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