Risk Assessment Training

Duration 2 hours

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved IIRSM Approved
Risk Assessment
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  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

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£31 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Risk Assessment training course is designed to help businesses comply with the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999 by explaining how to complete a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment. Risk assessments are a legal requirement for all types of workplaces.

The course helps you to understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm, so that you are confident in carrying out a risk assessment in your own premises.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Matches the CIEH Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles and Practice syllabus

Legally accurate in line with any guidance changes that have resulted from Brexit legislation - including any revisions to deadlines

Written in compliance with UK legislation and guidance

Developed by health and safety professionals

Accredited by CPD, assured by RoSPA and approved by IIRSM

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand why carrying out a risk assessment is essential for improving health and safety.
  • Understand the types of injuries and ill-health that occur as a result of failing to manage health and safety.
  • Have an awareness of the legal responsibilities placed on employers and employees when carrying out risk assessments.
  • Understand each of the five key steps of the risk assessment process.
  • Feel confident carrying out suitable and sufficient risk assessments of their workplace and work activities.

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Module 1: Introduction to Risk Assessment

Why are risk assessments important?, what is a risk assessment?, reasonably practicable, the general principles of prevention, further key definitions, who should carry out a risk assessment?, and recording risk assessments.

Module 2: Legal Responsibilities

The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, further regulations, guidance on legal requirements, and legal enforcement.

Module 3: Carrying Out Effective Risk Assessments

Hazard and risk, step one: identify the hazards, step two: decide who might be harmed and how, step three: evaluate the risks, and step four: record the significant findings.

Module 4: The Hierarchy of Control

The hierarchy of control, elimination, substitution, controlling the risks, maintenance and inspection of engineering controls, administrative controls, safe systems of work, instruction, training and information, and personal protection.

Module 5: Regularly Reviewing Risk Assessments

The importance of regular risk assessment reviews, step five: review and update the risk assessment, the review process, and informing employees and contractors.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This online risk assessment training is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for carrying out a risk assessment of their workplace. The person who carries out the risk assessment is named the ‘competent person’ and this can be the business owner, a manager, a supervisor or anyone else within the business who has sufficient training, skills, experience and knowledge to be able to carry out the risk assessment process safely and effectively.

This Risk Assessment course is suitable for all industries, workplace environments and premises and ensures that your company complies with the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999.

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Neil Murray

Health and Safety Consultant

Neil Murray is a vastly experienced and highly qualified health and safety professional who has held roles such as Senior Health and Safety Executive inspector,  and Principal Inspector for Channel Tunnel construction. He has also held senior roles in an international infrastructure business, a major UK water utility company and a major construction group and provided management consultancy to numerous companies across a wide range of industries. 

Neil has a wide expertise in many sectors, including construction, civil engineering, manufacturing engineering, water and waste utilities, education, heritage sites, public safety, rail construction and operation, transport, marine, waste management, engineering design and industrial and facilities management services. 

Neil is a QSA auditor for RoSPA and also an author of published guidance on health and safety in the construction of the Channel Tunnel, work at height, major project management, and online training courses.

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