Course Description

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Accidents in the workplace pose a huge area of risk to businesses. A workplace risk assessment is a crucial element of any organisations policy and procedure planning to prevent accidents taking place.  It is a way to mitigate risk significantly as well as an efficient way to help towards fulfilling legal obligations.

This course introduces the broad principles of risk assessment including close examination of what could cause harm to people and the environment as well as consideration as to what extent sufficient control measures are in place.

What is covered?

  • Outline of relevant legislation
  • 5 steps in Risk Assessment
  • Recording findings and implementing solutions
  • Case study of an office Risk Assessment
  • Self Assessment – Multiple choice test

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Understand better the management and mitigation of legal, financial and reputational risk
  • Plan policies and proceduresinto your business to avoid risk
  • Understand your legal obligations
  • Improve working conditions potentially leading to improved staff morale as well as reduced rates of absence

NB: You will have 90 days from receipt of your login details to complete the course.