Introduction to Risk Assessment e-Learning

Introduction to Risk Assessment e-Learning

Risk assessment is a systematic method of looking at work activities, and considering the things that could cause significant harm to people, property or the environment.

The most important purpose of risk assessments is to help prevent accidents and ensure the safety of employees and anyone affected by workplace activities.

At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.

Who should complete this course

  • Health & Safety representatives
  • Those with a safety or health responsibility in a workplace

Course syllabus

  • The Basics
  • Legislation, regulation and civil law
  • Strategy- options and elements
  • Identifying hazards
  • Who might be harmed and evaluating the risks
  • Evaluating risk – the practicalities
  • Recording and reviewing
  • Management and responsibilities

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of eight modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • This course is approved by IIRSM
    (Our IIRSM approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)

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