Using the skills developed during the risk assessment course, delegates will participate in a mock risk assessment related to a given case study. Mock risk assessments will be peer reviewed and assessed by the tutor on the day allowing delegates to receive instant feedback on the skills they have developed.

Through a variety of theoretical input and practical demonstrations participants will have the opportunity to discuss and practice first aid procedures that can be adapted to any work situation.

The course will cover

  • Main causes of work-related fatalities, injuries and ill health
  • Moral, legal and financial reasons for preventing accidents and ill health at work
  • Role of risk assessment in accident and ill health prevention
  • Legal requirements for risk assessment
  • Describe a simple process for undertaking a risk assessment
  • Methods that can used to prioritise risks
  • Process of undertaking a risk assessment
  • Requirements for providing information about, and records on, the results of a risk assessment
  • The relevancy of a risk matrix

This course is ideal for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk aware by raising their knowledge of risk in the workplace and basic things they can do to control it.

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Provide examples of occupation, environmental and human factors than can affect the level of risk from hazards at work
  • Carry out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment to satisfy legal requirements
  • Define key terms associated with risk assessment in the context of health and safety at work including:
  • Accidents
  • Incident / near miss
  • Accident triangle
  • Hazard
  • Risk
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk control hierarchy
  • Suitable and sufficient
  • Competence

Pre-course preparation

No prior experience or preparation is required prior to the programme.

Other courses you might look to if this doesn't quite fit what you are looking for are:

If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 01656 644 300 or alternatively send us an enquiry here