Risk Assessment Course

What will I learn?

The course helps learners develop an awareness of the legal responsibilities of employers and employees in terms of risk assessments, understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm, so that they are confident in carrying out a risk assessment in their own premises.

Key Topics:

  • Introduction to risk assessment – what is a risk assessment? Why are risk assessments important? Who should carry out a risk assessment? Common causes of workplace injuries
  • Legal responsibilities – the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, other regulations, approved codes of practice, employer responsibilities and law enforcement
  • Identifying the risks – the steps of a risk assessment, identify the hazards, decide who might be harmed and how, evaluate the risks, the likelihood of risk, the severity of harm and the degree of risk
  • Reducing the likelihood of harm – decide on precautions, the hierarchy of control measures, engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment and further help
  • Recording and reviewing the results – record your findings and implement them, download a risk assessment template and review and update
Relevant for:
Course relevant for EnglandCourse relevant for EnglandCourse relevant for WalesCourse relevant for Wales
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H&SC | CC | RISASS

Risk Assessment
Who should attend this course?

This course is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for carrying out a risk assessment of their workplace. The person who carries out the risk assessment is named the ‘competent person’ and this can be the business owner, a manager, a supervisor or anyone else within the business who has the necessary knowledge and experience. This Risk Assessment course is suitable for all industries, workplace environments and premises and ensures that your company complies with the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999.

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