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Introduction to Risk Assessment

IIRSM Approved

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.

Course Description

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 course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the 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. It 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.

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.

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.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other course that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Introduction to Risk Assessment 1 The Basics 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 2 Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 3 Strategy – Options and Elements 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 4 Identifying Hazards 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 5 Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 6 Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 7 Recording and Reviewing 70
Introduction to Risk Assessment 8 Management and Responsibilities 70

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration:

90 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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