Risk assessment

This 2 ½ - hours course aims to give managers and supervisors information and guidance in complying with their legal obligations for risk assessments. Delegates will gain knowledge of risk, hazards and how these are controlled. They will also gain an understanding on how to record a risk assessment using the City Council’s risk assessment template.

Target group

Managers and supervisors (G4 and above).

Outcomes of this course

  • Understand legislative requirements.
  • Have a basic understanding of hazards and risk within the workplace.
  • Enable staff to pick suitable control measures.
  • Become familiar with the City Council risk assessment template.

The study topics include

  • Current legislative requirements
  • Identifying hazards
  • Identifying risks
  • Understanding the risk assessment process
  • Understanding risk control priorities
  • Completing a risk assessment using the City Council template.