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Risk Assessments

Overview

This Risk Assessment course helps learners understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm, so that they are confident in carrying out a risk assessment in their own premises.

The course is divided into 5 easy to follow interactive modules and includes a multiple choice test at the end:

  • Introduction to Risk Assessment – what is a risk assessment? Why are risk assessments important? Who should carry out a risk assessment? Common causes of workplace injuries.
  • Legal Responsibilities – the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, other regulations, approved codes of practice, employer responsibilities and law enforcement.
  • Identifying the Risks – the steps of a risk assessment, identify the hazards, decide who might be harmed and how, evaluate the risks, the likelihood of risk, the severity of harm and the degree of risk.
  • Reducing the Likelihood of Harm – decide on precautions, the hierarchy of control measures, engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment and further help.
  • Recording and Reviewing the Results – record your findings and implement them, download a risk assessment template and review and update.

Aims of the Course:

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Be able to explain the five key steps of risk assessments
  • Understand the types of accidents, injuries and ill health that may occur as a result of failing to manage health and safety.
  • Be able to describe the difference between near misses and accidents
  • Understand the 3 types of risk assessments
  • Be able to identify vulnerable groups of people
  • Explain the legislation associated with risk assessments
  • Feel confident to carry out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment of the workplace

This Intellelearn Risk Assessment course includes:

  • Stop-Start technology meaning you learn at your convenience
  • All device compliant meaning you can use laptop-tablet-smartphone at anytime
  • Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Developed by Health & Safety Professionals
  • Accredited by both iirsm and CPD
  • Approximate duration: 30-45 minutes

Accreditation

This Risk Assessment online course is fully accredited by both iirsm (International Institute of Risk and Safety Management) and CPD. 

Format:

The course is divided into modules with a short quiz at the end of each to test your knowledge. Once you have progressed through each of the modules you can access a quiz which consists of multiple choice questions based on the material that you have studied.

Duration:

The Risk Assessment course takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages.

Who Should Take This Course?

This Risk Assessment course is designed for everyone whether you are an employer, a manager, a supervisor or an operator regardless of the industry or environment that you work in.

The course is also a great introduction to Health and Safety practices for individuals wanting to develop a career within Health and Safety. If you are looking for work, this qualification is a great addition to any CV.