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Risk Assessment


Under Health and Safety legislation the main requirement for employers is to conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments. Indeed, the risk assessments program is the primary starting point for establishing a safer working environment and building a successful and sustainable safety culture organization/company. This course is very essential not only for the company who wants to comply with the legislation but for the companies that are striving to be more successful through developing, implement and maintain the Occupation Health and Safety Management system which fosters to achieve zero harm workplace.

target audience

This course is relevant to

  • Supervisors
  • Line Managers
  •  Safety Officers
  • HSE Representatives
  • Managers.
course details
2  HoursEnglishDISS
 *Please notify us if an interpretation is required*Re-certification: 2 years
course benefits/ progression opportunities
course aim

The course aims to develop and improve standards of Health and Safety in the working place through an understanding of the principles of risk assessment.

course outline
course guide
  • Introduction to Health and Safety and Risk Assessment
  • Accidents and Ill-Health in the Workplace
  • Health and Safety Legislation in the Workplace
  • Key Risk Assessment Definitions
  • Undertaking a Risk Assessment.
course syllabus
Introduction to Health and Safety and Risk AssessmentAccidents and Ill- Health in the WorkplaceHealth and Safety Legislation at WorkUndertaking Risk Assessment
  • Definition of Risk Assessment
  • Reasons for managing Health and safety in the workplace
  • Costs of poor Health and safety standards.
  • Factors affecting Health and Safety
  • Key terms and Definition-Accident, Near miss
  • Common types of Accidents in the Workplace
  • Impact of Workplace accidents and ill-Health
  • Employer General duties under Health and Safety Law
  • Enforcement and Penalties for Non-compliance
  • Management of Health and Safety Regulations for Risk Assessment
  • Definition of Hazard and Risk
  • Competence of Risk assessor
  • Difference between Generic and Dynamic Risk assessment
  • Suitable and Sufficient Risk Assessment
  • 5 steps to practical Risk Assessment
  • Hazard identification Techniques in the Workplace
  • Key Principles of Risk Prevention
  • Methods for Evaluating risk.
  • Risk control Hierarchy
  • Common control measures -Examples
  • Recording, Monitoring & revising risk assessment



27 May 21Thu08:00-12:00