About Risk Assessment
Learn how to identify, assess and reduce risks in the workplace – before they develop into accidents or injuries! Understanding risk assessments and what they involve is a vital part of creating and maintaining a safe work environment.
How long will this course take?
This course is 3 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This training is best suited for those in a senior or management position; if you are responsible for the safety of others or implementing health and safety policies, this course is for you.
What are the main points covered?
Learn what is classified as a risk or hazard, the short and long-term effects of incidents and how to carry out risk assessments.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Risk Assessment Outline
- Why is risk assessment necessary?
- What are hazards?
- Recording hazards.
- Five main steps of risk assessment.
- Rules and regulations.
Risk Assessment FAQs
What is Risk Assessment?
Risk assessment is a term used to describe the overall process or method where you Identify hazards and risk factors that have the potential to cause harm (hazard identification).
What is the Risk Assessment course?
The course is an introductory course covering all aspects of risk assessment. It teaches the techniques for collecting evidence and its limitations. The teaching identifies health and safety hazards, who might be harmed and how.
How will this course help me?
Learners are taught how to calculate an appropriate risk rating and the factors affecting the likelihood and severity of harm. They are also taught how to record the findings of a risk assessment and make recommendations based on the results, as well as how to review and revise a risk assessment.
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at those in a managerial or supervisory role but it is also relevant to HR teams and those involved in health and safety.