Introduction to Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is the cornerstone of Health & Safety in the UK and as such places significant obligation on employers and employees to implement risk assessments that are "Suitable & Sufficient".

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.

Introduction to Risk Assessment Introduction to Risk Assessment

Duration 90 mins | Approved by ROSPA & IIRSM


About This Course

This course provides an excellent introduction to the risk assessment process and will provide leaners with the confidence to understand What a risk assessments is, Why it is important and How to complete one.

It looks at the legislation involved, how to carry out Hazard Identification and look at the suitable ways to introduce risk prevention measures in the workplace.

Together with information on the 5 steps to risk assessment this course will enable you to objectively look at the hazards in your workplace and put together suitable and sufficient risk assessments in order to comply with legislation and Approved Codes of Practice

This Course Is Designed For

This course is ideal for anyone who has responsibility for completing risk assessments in their workplace or who wants to gain a better understanding of hazard identification, their legal requirements or how to reduce risk throughout their workplace(s).

Aim Of This Course

By the end of this course learners understand:

  • The basics
  • Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law
  • The 5 steps to risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Evaluating Risk reduction measures - Practicalities
  • What is "As low as is reasonably practicable"
  • Safe systems of work and he hierarchy of control
  • Record, reviewing and management responsibility

Accreditation & Certification

  • Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)
  • International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (IIRSM)

Duration - 90 minsPrice - £35