All managers or supervisors are responsible for safety in their offices. A key method of ensuring safety is to undertake risk assessments of work environments and activities, and this module outlines the process involved in doing so. On completion of the module, learners will be aware of why risk assessments are important, know the definitions of hazards and risks, and know the seven key steps to risk assessment. Issues covered include:
- hazard identification
- risk evaluation
- identification and implementation of control measures
- monitoring and review of risk assessments
This module is structured into a number of learning activities which are supported by graphics and animations. Throughout the course learners are presented with questions to which they are asked to type their answers and print, before revealing their model answer.
- Introduction and Background
- The Risk Assessment Process
- Hazards and Risks - The 7 Steps
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
Any employees who have a responsibility for undertaking risk assessments on their organisation's premises or activities.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course