Risk assessment training is an effective way to take control of your business environment, ensuring that it is a safe and comfortable place to work for both you and your staff. As an employer, it is also a legal requirement that you conduct a risk assessment of your workplace, in order to ensure that any necessary procedures are put in place to keep your staff safe.
About the course…
This one day course adheres to the legal requirements outlined by The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and aims to deliver a comprehensive and practical knowledge of risk assessments, what they are, how they work and, indeed, how to conduct one. Your instructor will guide you through the legalities of risk assessments as well as the importance of them from a more pragmatic perspective, giving you a well-rounded understanding.
The following job roles would benefit from risk assessment training:
- Business owners and employers
- Line managers
- Insurance managers
- Safety representatives
- HR representatives
What you will learn…
Each of the following areas will be covered in the one day risk assessment course:
- Legislation including Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- Why risk assessments?
- Identifying the hazards
- Deciding who might be harmed and how
- Evaluating the risks and deciding on precautions
- Recording your findings and implementing them
- Reviewing and updating your risk assessment and update if necessary
How you will be assessed…
You will be required to actively participate throughout the course, giving your instructor the opportunity to assess your progress and ensure you reach the necessary standards to pass the course. You will not, however, be required to sit a formal or written examination.
Where the course takes place…
The course will typically take place ‘on-site’ at your place of work. Whilst this is cost-effective and convenient, above all, it allows your instructor to tailor the content of the course specifically to your business’ surroundings, ensuring you get as much as possible from the training.
The cost of the course…