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Health & Safety Risk Assessment - Course Details

Course intro:

This Health & Safety Risk Assessment training course is a 1 Day course, designed to provide participants with the key skills to undertake suitable and comprehensive risk assessments with their working environment.


Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • The principles and practice of risk assessment in an office environment, to include its function as part of an overall management system, and the different types of risk assessment used.
  • Hazards and risks in the workplace, to include the distinction between hazards and risks, and an appropriate method to manage each.
  • The relevant sections of legislation, regulations, codes and standards governing risk assessment and management of hazards and risks in the workplace, to include the legal responsibilities of the employer and the employee and the consequences of non-compliance
  • Implementation of safe systems of work to include use of equipment, task analysis and assessment of current control measures, documenting process and procedure changes and reporting systems for accidents and near misses.
  • Essential safety checks in the workplace, to include, as appropriate, examination and inspection of personal protective equipment, tools, machines and other work-related equipment
  • Hazard identification, risk assessment and hazard control in the workplace
  • Undertake risk assessments for diverse risks in the workplace, to include documentation of risks, risk significance, controls such as safe systems of work and auditing.
  • Practical Skills
  • Evaluations


Risk Assessment steps:

Step 1: Draw up a safety and health policy

Step 2: Identify the hazards

Step 3: Carry out a risk assessment

Step 4: Decide what precautions are needed

Step 5: Record the findings



Intended audience

This Health & Safety Risk Assessment training programme may be beneficial to management or supervisory staff with special responsibility for Safety Matters.


Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.