Risk Assessment Training


Course Background:

This course is designed to provide participants with the basic skills and knowledge to enable them to perform their duties to a high standard when carrying out risk assessments.

Course Content:

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Legislation and risk assessment
  • Non legal rationale
  • Inspection
  • Training and development
  • Contractor monitoring
  • Safety statement development
  • Five stages of risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Control description
  • Organising company assessments
  • Judgement of risks
  • Control description
  • Assessment formats
  • Recording assessments
  • Information sources

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Increase their knowledge of the safety and health legal system in relation to risk assessment

  • Improve their understanding of risk control and safety and health management at work

  • Understand their role in the risk assessment and participation process

  • Be able to identify hazards and carry out risk assessments

  • Understand risk assessments in the preparation and implementation of the safety statement

  • Provide knowledge of the sources of safety and health information in relation to risk assessments

  • Assess the learning of participants, evaluate the course and reflect on follow up approaches to be used in own workplace

This Course is Designed For:

All personnel who have a role to play in the management of health and safety issues in the workplace

Training Methodology:

This course is classroom based and it is highly interactive with role-playing playing and practical exercises to reinforce the participants understanding and learning.

What to Bring to the Course:

While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.

Duration of the Course:

1 day


A maximum of 12 per course


Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

Upcoming Courses:

Risk Assessment Training public dates TBC.


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