GBAC Risk Management Approach Workshop: Who, What, When, How

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Sep 15 2022


(Australian Eastern Standard Time)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



The goal of this workshop is to offer a more complete understanding of the Risk Characterisation and Evaluation processes within a Risk Management System.

During the workshop participants will learn:

  • How to identify hazards
  • How to assess risks
  • How to mitigate risks
  • How to ensure controls remain effective
  • Examples of the risk management process.

This workshop focuses on understanding risk characterisation and evaluation processes within a Risk Management System as part of the ‘Cleaning for Health’ curriculum. Through guided discussion and interactive exercises, students will be offered an introduction and review of risk and risk assessment in the context of ‘Cleaning for Health’ followed by a discussion of the process of risk characterisation. Risk evaluation and its importance within risk assessment and the acceptance of risk will also be covered.

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This workshop is part of the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo, which will be held on 14-15 September 2022 at ICC Sydney. For more information about the Expo, visit

Interested in registering a large group?
For inquries about group ordering, please contact the event organizer.

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  • Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
    Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner
    Senior Director of Global Biorisk Advisory Council

    Certified Forensic Operator®️, Certified Bio-Forensic Restoration Specialist®️, Associate Professor, Penn State College of Medicine

    Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner has more than 30 years of technical experience in responding to infectious disease outbreaks and emergency management. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine and teaches three 15-week graduate courses on Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Terrorist Emergencies. In 2014 he received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in teaching. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News, BBC, Canada CTV, Australia ABC, C-SPAN, and other news outlets to share his expertise on High Consequence Pathogens such as Coronavirus, Ebola, Influenza, Measles, Cholera, Zika and other global health threats. He served 12-years as an Officer in the Australian and British militaries and was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer at the U.S. CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, and a Global Health Fellow with the United States Agency for International Development in Washington DC.

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