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Learn best practices and gain a competitive edge with ASSE’s Certificate in Risk Assessment.
Core Competencies
Knowledge every OSH professional should have with regard to risk assessment
Case Studies
OSH professionals share their experiences and success in implementing risk assessment practices in their organizations.

Why an Institute?

The goal of the Risk Assessment Institute is to facilitate OSH risk assessment’s inclusion into the organizational risk process, allowing businesses to be proactive in prioritizing and mitigating risk in advance of injuries or catastrophes.

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A compilation of relevant risk-related tools, professional articles, research, metrics and standards.

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Risk Assessment in the Working World is a new video series that provides OSH practitioners practical information for evaluating and controlling risk within an organization.

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ASSE’s Risk Assessment Institute was established to become the gateway for ASSE members to develop new risk assessment core competencies, share best practices, and access the latest risk-based information, metrics, tools, research for both career advancement and the improvement of organizational effectiveness. 

The ASSE Risk Assessment Institute aims to help OSH professionals find and implement both standardized and alternative risk-based approaches and measures to lead their organizations to pro-actively prioritize, resource, and mitigate risk in advance of injuries or catastrophic events.

ASSE Risk Assessment Certificate Program

Continue to grow your knowledge of risk assessment by earning ASSE’s Risk Assessment Certificate. This well-regarded program was created to enable safety professionals to proactively lead their organization in the mitigation of risk in advance of injuries or catastrophic events. Hear from attendees who participated in the program in this featured video.


Recent injury and illness trends within companies and their global supply chains indicate that overall incident rate improvement has slowed and rates of fatal and serious injuries have remained steady for a number of years. Clearly, a different approach is required if further improvements are to be made.

Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM