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Risk Assessment in the work place

The management of health and safety should be at the heart of every organisation regardless of the size or nature of the business

Managing health and safety risks is no different to managing business risks in tht they both require the identification of what might cause harm or loss to people or facilities, an eveluation of what is being done to prevent such mishaps and the implemetation of additional controls (where required) to ensure thatthe risk remains under control.

This half day course aims to equip delegates with the appropriate knowledge and practical skills which will enable them to make effective workplace risk assessments with confidence.

The learning outcomes for this short course which has been especially designed to give practical advice on the principles of Risk Assessment and Method Statements

Duration: Half day

Designed for:
Owners, Directors, Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Safety Officers and others who have responsibility for implementing or producing risk assessments

Objectives:
At the end of the course, delegates will:

  • Have been provided with an understanding of the principles of risk assessment
  • Have been shown how to undertake the various assessments set out in INDG218
  • Have been given information on the Five steps to risk assessment INDG163
  • Have gained sufficient knowledge to enable them to carryout a risk assessment

Course Content:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974
  • Introduction to the concepts of risk assessment
  • Principles of generic and specific risk assessments
  • Explanation of the assessment regulations
  • Method statements - contents and implementation
  • Permits to work -contents and implementation
  • End of course Q+A session