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How to Carry out Risk Assessments

Introduction: This course is intended for staff within organisations or self-employed individuals who have responsibilities for carrying out workplace health and safety risk assessments. The course aims to make attendees aware with aid of practical tutorials how to prepare suitable and sufficient risk assessments in the workplace, defining control measures, recording and communicating risk assessments and review of previously completed risk assessments.

Course Outline:
  • Main Health and Safety Legislation
  • Duties Under Regulation 3 of Management Regulations 1999
  • Process of Carrying out Risk Assessments
  • Explanation of Hazards and Risks
  • Difference Between Hazards and Risks
  • Calculation of Risk Assessments
  • Schedule 1 Principles of Prevention
  • Defining Practical and Realistic Control Measures
  • Qualitative vs. Quantitative Risk Assessment Methods
  • Keeping Records of Risk Assessments
  • Effective Communication of Risk Assessments
  • Implementation of Control Measures
  • Dynamic Risk Assessments
  • Review and Updating Procedures
  • Practical Session / Tutorial
  • Other Relevant Topics and Issues
  • Conclusions and Discussion

Course Duration: Half Day (3.5 hours)

Venue: Client premises or at Felaw Maltings, 44 Felaw St, Ipswich, IP2 8SJ

Cost (In-house / In-company Course):

£450 + VAT

This price allows for up to 12 delegates and course to be held within London, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire or Norfolk.

To book, and for training outside these regions, please contact us either by phone on 01473 407020 or by email

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