Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  •  Identify the legal requirements to carry out risk assessment

  • List the component principals of the process.

  • Distinguish between different hazard identification methods.

  • Apply risk assessment to common workplace scenarios.

  • Identify where specialised input is required.

  • List the benefits of risk assessment.

  • Outline steps involved in organising a risk assessment programme. Evaluate importance of different controls.


Who should attend?

Safety officers, Personnel Managers, Technical Managers and others with responsibility for carrying out Safety Audits.



2 Days


Maximum Number of Candidates 

12 Per Trainer


Course Content

  • Legal requirements

  • Defects, hazards and risks

  • Basic principles of risk assessment

  • Task analysis

  • Hazard identification

  • Risk evaluation

  • Control specification

  • Assessment formats - Exercise controls

  • Hazard Identification Methodology

  • Competence, specialists, generalists and shop floor involvement

  • How to plan and organise a risk assessment programme

  • A profile of safety controls

  • Updating assessment and relevant information sources

  • Risk assessment cost benefits



National Safety Centre Certificate of Attendance



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