Principles of Risk Assessment

Location: Gun Wharf , Chatham or Rochester Community Hub


Course Aim

To help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety by enabling learners to understand the basic principles of risk assessment.

Target Audience

All employees that may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others.

Course Contents:

• Introduction to risk assessment
• Legislation
• The Five steps to Risk Assessment
• Hierarchy of control measures
• Implementing, monitoring and reviewing assessments

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the course learners will be able to:

• Contribute both to the maintenance of a safe work environment and to the process of formal risk assessment
• Understand the legal requirements for risk assessment
• Understand the principles of risk assessment including:
• Hazards, risks and control measures
• The five steps of risk assessment
• The hierarchy of control
• Risk assessment review and record keeping

Course Assessment:

The candidates will be assessed via continual questions and answers during the training

Course Duration:

Half Day Course (approximately 3 hours)

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