Risk Assessment


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Overview
Risk Assessment is the key element of the management of health and safety and is the fundamental concept behind most existing, and new health and safety legislation. This programme provides training in the core skills of risk assessment, and is the essential building block for anyone who carries out, or is responsible for conducting risk assessments. This course has been developed to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct suitable and sufficient. risk assessment of workplace activities.

Who Should Attend
Those who are required to manage risk and resource.

Aims
To ensure that participants are aware of risk assessment in health and safety at work, and that they can carry out suitable and sufficient general risk assessments.

Objectives

  • To understand the legal requirements for risk assessment.
  • To define hazard and risk.
  • To look at how risk assessment helps the management and control of risks.
  • To conduct a general risk assessment.
  • To understand the hierarchy of risk control measures which a company must put in place.


Content

  • Introduction to risk assessment
  • Health and safety legislation; The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Risk Assessment - The Key Steps
  • Identifying hazards and risks
  • Determination of risk
  • Evaluation of risk
  • Identification of control measures
  • Preparing a risk control action plan
  • Recording of process and documentation
  • Practical risk assessment exercise


Certification
Delegates should successfully complete a general risk assessment in order to receive a Risk Assessors Certificate.

Number of Delegates: Suitable for up to 15 delegates
Course Duration: 2 days

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