CIEH Principles and Practices of Risk Assessment

In Newtown

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Location

    Newtown (Wales)

Facilities

Location

Starts

Newtown (Powys)
St.Davids House, New Road, SY16 1RB

Starts

On request

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Course programme

Course programme -

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment in Practice
  • Legal Requirements
  • Risk Assessment on Context

Objectives

  • State the main causes of accidents and ill health and understand the need for their prevention
  • State the costs associated with accidents and ill health
  • Define the terms accident and occupational health and safety
  • State the key factors affecting health and safety
  • List the reasons for use of risk assessment techniques
  • Define the terms 'hazard', 'risk' and 'control measure'
  • State the factors involved in measuring the extent of risks and describe the basis of a risk rating formula
  • Describe which personnel in an organisation should be involved in risk assessment and the requisite skills of an assessor
  • Outline the key provision on risk assessment in the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • List other regulations requiring risk assessment
  • State the penalties for non compliance
  • State the stages involved in a risk assessment
  • Identify a range of hazards in the working environment
  • Identify groups of individuals at risk
  • Identify common risks which require specialist assessment
  • Measure the extent of a risk
  • Select common sense control measures relevant to risk and hazard
  • State the importance of and procedures for recording, monitoring and revising risk assessments
  • State other types of risks that risk assessment techniques can be applied
  • State the costs involved in implementing a risk assessment programme
  • State the benefits of a risk assessment programme
  • Describe how risk assessments link with training initiatives
  • State how further advice and information can be obtained


Assessment

This level 2 course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Delegates will be given a month to carry out a risk assessment study in their place of work

CIEH Principles and Practices of Risk Assessment

Price on request