Introduction to Risk Assessment Online Training Course

Introduction to Risk Assessment Online Course Overview:

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 online Introduction to Risk Assessment E-Learning course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this, the online Introduction to Risk Assessment E-Learning 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. The online Introduction to Risk Assessment course  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.

Introduction to Risk Assessment Target Audience

This Introduction to Risk Assessment E-Learning course is aimed at employees undertaking risk assessment obligations within their professional capacity, giving them an understanding of what a risk assessment is, how to complete them and what is their legal obligations to fellow employees.  

Introduction to Risk Assessment Advantages

The Online Introduction to Risk Assessment E-Learning course is approved by leading industry body IIRSM meaning that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their work and personal life

Duration of the course

90 minutes

Introduction to Risk Assessment Course Modules

  • 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

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