This course has been developed by Lynwood and is designed to assist managers in appointing competent persons to conduct their risk assessments. The course delivers all the information required to enable successful delegates to conduct suitable and sufficient assessments of risks in their work place. This training can be provided at your venue in the Manchester area or anywhere throughout the North West.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Why Risk Assess
  • Health & Safety and the law
  • Definitions Risk assessment Generic or model risk assessment Hazards and risks
  • The five step approach to risk assessment
  • Hazard identification & analysis
  • Risks, Likelihood & severity
  • Risk rating and ranking
  • The hierarchy of controls
  • Risk assessment reporting
  • Reviewing risk assessments
Though prior health & safety knowledge or understanding would be an advantage the course has been developed for easy understanding by all employees. Given the responsibility involved in risk assessing it is recommended that delegates are selected based on their maturity, enthusiasm for the role, ability and willingness to learn.
Learning is confirmed by means of continual assessment, written assessment and a practical exercise. To help managers to make the ultimate decision as to who is and who is not competent written reports are provided and the results are graded as attended, pass, credit and distinction.
1 Day
Lynwood – The Old Courthouse
Client location by request.
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