Employers are legally required to undertake risk assessments covering their work activities. This course will give delegates the knowledge and skills to be able to undertake basic risk assessments, and importantly to understand the limitations of their competence.
There is a short written test at the end of the course. Successful delegates will be issued with a certificate
This course is designed to enable employees to be able to develop the skills necessary to be able to undertake basic risk assessments. The course includes practical sessions where delegates can gain hands-on experience of the risk assessment process.
By the end of the course participants will:
- be familiar with the legislation that requires risk assessments to be undertaken;
- know and understand the meaning of hazard and risk as used in risk assessment;
- be able to undertake general risk assessments;
- be aware of their limitations and be able to identify where additional training or specialist help may be required.