Introduction to Risk Assessment

£35.00

Approved by IIRSM

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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Guided Learning hours

Approximately 90 minutes are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • The Basics
  • Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law
  • Strategy – Options and Elements
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Who Might be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks
  • Recording and Reviewing
  • Management and Responsibilities