Introduction to Risk Assessment

Course Specifications:

Location: Online Video
Duration: 90 minutes
Qualification: Introduction to Risk Assessment Qualification
Access Period: Lifetime
Device Compatibility: Most modern browsers and devices
Exam Included: Yes
£35.00+VAT

Course Details

IIRSM Approved

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.

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Introduction to Risk Assessment 1 The Basics 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 2 Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 3 Strategy – Options and Elements 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 4 Identifying Hazards 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 5 Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 6 Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 7 Recording and Reviewing 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 8 Management and Responsibilities 70
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