Risk Assessment Training

Risk Assessment Training

This Risk Assessment training course is designed to help businesses comply with the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999 by providing guidance on how to complete a suitable and sufficient risk assessment in the workplace. Risk assessments are a legal requirement for all types of workplaces.

Aim of Course

To provide participants with the information necessary to understand the risk assessment process and to effectively complete a risk assessment in their own workplace.

Who Should Take This Risk Assessment Course?

This Risk assessment training Course is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for carrying out a risk assessment of their workplace. The person who carries out the risk assessment is named the ‘competent person’ and this can be the business owner, a manager, a supervisor or anyone else within the business who has the necessary knowledge and experience. This Risk Assessment course is suitable for all industries, workplace environments and premises and ensures that your company complies with the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the legal and practical reasons for conducting risk assessments.
  • Explain the concepts of hazard, risk, harm and controls.
  • List the control measures necessary to reduce the likelihood of an accident occurring.
  • Apply the steps of the risk assessment process.

Course Content

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Legislation and risk assessment
  • Non legal rationale
  • Inspection.
  • Training and development
  • Contractor monitoring
  • Safety statement development
  • Five stages of risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Control description
  • Organising company assessments
  • Judgement of risks
  • Control description
  • Assessment formats
  • Recording assessments
  • Information sources


This risk assessment training tool will benefit your company in the following ways:

  • Introducing employees to the risk assessment process.
  • Increasing understanding of workplace hazards, risks, harm and control measures.
  • Providing a simple, flexible and interactive training experience for employees.
  • Standardising training for all staff.
  • Managing training records and reducing administration overhead.