Introduction to Risk Analysis in the Regulatory Process

Introduction to Risk Analysis in the Regulatory Process

NOTE: Length of course days is based on in-person training. Remote training via Zoom for this course is slightly less than a full day.

Course Description

Introduction to Risk Analysis in the Regulatory Process is a one-day course that provides students an introduction to the terminology, concepts, tools and techniques used in food safety risk analysis and how it fits into the regulatory process.

The target audience is new members of the risk analysis community. It provides a generic overview of risk analysis. It serves as a contextual primer for anyone interested in or involved with a broad range of risk analysis activities, regardless of application.

Prerequisites: None

Overview of Topics

Introduction to Risk Management, Risk Assessment, and Risk Communication terms, concepts and uses.

Learning Objectives

  • Language of risk analysis
  • Risk Management Decision-Making Principles
  • How risk analysis fits into the WTO
  • General principles of food/public health law
  • Understanding how risk analysis fits into the US Food Safety /Legal System

This course meets a requirement of the JIFSAN Core Certificate in Food Safety Risk Analysis

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