Risk Assessments

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Risk Assessments

Total Qual. Time

3-4 Hours

About This Course

The purpose of the Risk Assessment course is to provide the candidate with the legal requirements under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations to ensure employers and self-employed persons carry out risk assessments for all work activities, the course will include writing risk assessments and identifying the hierarchy of control for risks in the workplace and would be suitable for Managers, supervisors and operatives to aid develop or refresh their knowledge in safe systems of work.

Who should attend

Anyone who may be required to carry out risk assessments and document their findings and be able to identify suitable control measures to be implemented to reduce the risks, elements of dynamic risk assessments will also be covered for those who work in environments that can change regularly.

Max Delegates: 15
Duration: Half day: 3-4 hrs


This is a classroom-based course with practical group participation. This course can be adapted to suit the client’s requirements. Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient, suitable location.

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to enhance awareness and knowledge of the importance identifying risks and providing adequate risk control measures to establish a safer working environment.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
Understand why carrying out a risk assessment is essential for improving health and safety.
Understand the types of injuries and ill-health that occur as a result of failing to manage health and safety.
Have an awareness of the legal responsibilities placed on employers and employees when carrying out risk assessments.
Understand each of the five key steps of the risk assessment process.
Feel confident carrying out suitable and sufficient risk assessments of their workplace and work activities.

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CITB Grants

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Workforce Skills Support accredited certificate

Expiry: 3 years

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