Introduction to Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is a systematic method of looking at work activities and considering the things that could cause significant harm to people, property or the environment. The most important purpose of risk assessments is to help prevent accidents and ensure the safety of employees and anyone affected by workplace activities. At the end of this course, you will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.

Course

Module Number

Module Name

Introduction to Risk Assessment

1

The Basics

Introduction to Risk Assessment

2

Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law

Introduction to Risk Assessment

3

Strategy – Options & Elements

Introduction to Risk Assessment

4

Identifying Hazards

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5

Who Might Be Harmed

and Evaluating the Risks

Introduction to Risk Assessment

6

Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities

Introduction to Risk Assessment

7

Recording and Reviewing

Introduction to Risk Assessment

8

Management and Responsibilities

Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Cost: £25 per licence. Upon successful completion of this course the participant will receive a certificate.