Health & Safety Training
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Risk Assessments and Method Statements Training Course

risk.jpgRisk assessments are an integral part of the safety management process within an organisation.

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 brought about the concept of risk assessment for all work activities. This set of Regulations place a legal duty on employers to ensure that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out.

Course Aim

The course aim is to give a good understanding of responsibilities under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 which places a legal duty on employers to ensure that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out.

Who Should Attend

The course is designed for personnel who are required to undertake risk assessments and produce method statements in their workplace. 

Content of Course

The course covers:

  • Introduction to risk assessment and common health & safety terms, including hazard & risk
  • Legal aspects of risk assessment
  • Hazard awareness including exercise
  • Five steps to risk assessment
  • Types of risk assessment
  • Risk assessment proforma design
  • Hierarchy of control¬†
  • Method statement (safe system of work)
  • Permits to work
  • Practical risk assessment¬†
  • Production of method statement

Course Objectives

The course will provide personnel with sound practical skills and knowledge to carry out thorough risk assessments and then put in place suitable risk control measures, including valid method statements.

Examination Information

Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the multiple choice assessment.

Duration of Course

Half a day - Trainer Led Learning

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