Risk Assessment

RISK ASSESSMENT

Course Number

SC0209

Validity

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

This course will provide delegates with a solid grounding in risk assessment. They will learn why risk assessments are required and the critical importance of appraising risk in the workplace. Attending delegates will learn how to weight risk so that appropriate consideration may be applied to more significant risks.

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

You are legally required to assess the risks in your workplace so that you put in place a plan to control the risks. – HSE

Introduction

  • Introduction & course overview

Course Programme

  • Relevant legislation
  • Statistics
  • Main causes of injury
  • Costs to employees and society
  • Benefits of risk assessments
  • Risk assessments
  • Objectives
  • Stages of risk assessment
  • “Suitable and sufficient”
  • Risk weighting
  • Controlling risk
  • Risk assessment paperwork
  • Implementation
  • Monitoring
  • Course evaluation

Related Learning

This course’s primary focus is workplace risk assessment, looking at the working environment. We also offer SC0209.1 which applies the same key criteria to client / service user risk assessments.