INTRODUCTION TO RISK ASSESSMENT

Course Details

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, candidates 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.

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Who is this course for?

This course has no pre-requisits and is designed for anyone who wished to improve their knowlege of Risk Assessment.

At the end of this course, candidates 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.

Approved by IIRSM
Duration 90 mins*

Screenshot from module 1 of our online Introduction to Risk Assessment program. 

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Module 1: The Basics
Module 2: Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law
Module 3: Strategy – Options and Elements
Module 4: Identifying Hazards
Module 5: Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks
Module 6: Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities
Module 7: Recording and Reviewing
Module 8: Management and Responsibilities

*The course duration 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

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