Introduction to Risk Assessment
Approved by IIRSM
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.
This course contains 8 modules:
Module 1 - The Basics
Module 2 - Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law
Module 3 - Strategy - Options and Elements
Module 4 - Identifying Hazards
Module 5 - Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks
Module 6 - Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities
Module 7 - Recording and Reviewing
Module 8 - Management and Responsibilities
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Course Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).
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