Risk Assessment Training (Introduction)

Course Description

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.

Introduction to Risk Assessment Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0209-90 minutesFormal (multiple choice)IIRSM-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1The Basics70
2Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law70
3Strategy - Options and Elements70
4Identifying Hazards70
5Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks70
6Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities70
7Recording and Reviewing70
8Management and Responsibilities70

Course Downloads

System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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