Risk Assessment Training Course
This online Risk Assessment Training course provides essential knowledge on conducting a thorough risk assessment for your workplace. Due to the nature of business, changes can happen regularly, and with the development of a business can come a new set of risks and hazards. Therefore, it is highly important that you maintain an up-to-date risk assessment. Doing so will allow you to put safety measures in place to help protect yourself, your employees, or members of the public.
This course will guide you through the five steps to a risk assessment and how to apply these steps to your establishment. It looks at the legal duties and responsibilities you hold as an employee and how this relates to a risk assessment.
Being able to identify hazards and risks in your workplace puts you in an advantageous position in protecting the health and safety of others. Accidents do occur, but it is your responsibility as an employer to ensure that you have included all precautionary measures to prevent any risk to health. A risk assessment is a useful tool to help you analyse your workplace and highlight any areas that may cause concern regarding hazards or risk.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 90 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Risk Assessment Training for?
This course is for those who must write the assessment or those who must implement an existing risk assessment. All industries, workplace areas and premises must ensure they comply with the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999.
Risk Assessment Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Risk Assessment Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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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.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Recognise what the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ mean
- Name the legislation that replaced several regulations and standards in 1974
- Recognise the purpose of the HSE and health and safety laws
- Identify the legal duties and responsibilities of owners, managers, employees and other minor categories
- Identify how to write an effective 5-step risk assessment
- Identify who is responsible for assessing first aid requirements for the workplace
- List factors that affect the first aid provision requirements
- Identify when a health surveillance may be a legal requirement
- Identify special areas or environments that present significant risk
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An introduction to risk assessment
This section works as an introduction to the risk assessment course.
Module 1 - Working with Hazards and Risks
This section covers a definition of what a hazard is and its known risks, as well as covering legal duties and responsibilities. Become familiar with the 5-steps risk assessment to discover the advantages of good health and safety.
Module 2 - Safety Matters in the Workplace
This section you will introduce first aid at the workplace, highlight areas of significant risk and how to perform efficient accident reporting.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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