Risk Assessment Course

The purpose of this course is to enable learners to understand the principles of risk assessment.

This training course examines what is meant by risk assessment, the basic principles of risk assessment, and the recognised approach to successful risk assessment as part of an overall safe system of work.



Course Aim

At the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the principles that lie behind the risk assessment process.

  • State the requirements when recording a risk assessment

  • Identify hazards in the workplace

  • Apply the hierarchy of control measures

  • Conduct a basic risk assessment


Course Content


Health and Safety Legislation – Safety, Health and Welfare at work Act  2005 and The Safety, Health and Welfare at work (General Applications) 2007

  • What is risk assessment?

  • The difference between hazard and risk

  • How to prepare a risk assessment

  • How to control the risk you have assessed

  • The need for instruction, information and training

  • Assessment exercises

Course Duration

  • One Day


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