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 online 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 regarding risk assessment.
|Module Name||Pass % Required|
|1. The Basics||70|
|2. Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law||70|
|3. Strategy – Options and Elements||70|
|4. Identifying Hazards||70|
|5. Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the
|6. Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities||70|
|7. Recording and Reviewing||70|
|8. Management and Responsibilities||70|
Recommended System Requirements
Browser: Up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration: 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).