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Risk Assessment Online Training (Understanding)

The Risk Assessment online training course will provide the learner with knowledge to understand the importance of putting together an effective risk assessment in a workplace.

For every task that is undertaken in a work situation a risk assessment must be completed. The risk assessment will highlight any hazards that may affect the worker and suggest measures to minimise any harm.

The aim of this course is to allow those responsible for writing the risk assessment to do so simply but correctly. Companies and business with 5 or more staff will need to record their findings either in paper format or electronically.


Who is this course for?

This course is for those who must write the assessment or those who must implement an existing assessment.


Online Risk Assessment Training Course aim

The aim of this course is to give a good level of knowledge relating to understanding the importance of effective risk assessment writing and implementing in the workplace. Produce a quality risk assessment document, which will be practical and meet all the necessary legal requirements.


Risk Assessment Course content

This online course covers the following topics:

  • Hazards and risk definitions
  • Legislation – health and safety at work act
  • Legal duties and responsibilities
  • The 5-step risk assessment process
  • First aid at work
  • Health surveillance
  • The Fire Triangle
  • Hazards and their associated risks
  • Harmful substances
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Learning objectives

On successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
  • state which legislation relates to risk assessments
  • explain the purpose of the HSE and health and safety laws
  • explain the legal duties and responsibilities of owners, managers, employees and others
  • write a 5-step risk assessment
  • describe a variety of hazards and their associated risks
  • explain what the ‘fire triangle’ is
  • explain what PPE is and the different types relevant to certain hazards

Course duration

The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 1 ½ hours, however the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.


Assessment

The online assessment for the course consists of 30 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% (23 or above) pass mark to obtain the certificate.


Risk Assessment Online Training Certification

On successful completion of the online course, the candidate will be able to print/save their Risk Assessment Training certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate. This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.


This e-learning course only provides awareness education. Face to face training would be needed in addition in order to complete the all round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation.


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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 30 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 1½ Hour Duration

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