Part 2 of 3 of the Health & Safety for Managers series
This workshop provides a detailed understanding of best practice when producing risk assessments and encourages delegates to develop their skillset through a series of activities and real-life scenarios.
This workshop is designed for anyone with responsibility for writing risk assessments in the workplace.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn how to:
Outline the key requirements of UK legislation relating to risk assessment.
Explain how risk assessments fit within the wider management structure.
Identify when a risk assessment is required and define its scope and purpose.
Compare and contrast different types of risk assessments and choose when to apply them.
Identify workplace hazards and evaluate the degree of risk that a hazard presents.
Recommend meaningful control measures using the Hierarchy of Control.
Design an action plan and implement an effective system for monitoring and review.
A good standard of written and spoken English is essential for this course.
The Principles of Risk Assessment
Why do we need risk assessments?
What the law requires
IDERR: 5 steps to risk assessment
Safety within the Organisation
Plan, Do, Check, Act
Risk Assessment Preparations
When is a risk assessment required?
Types of assessment and when to apply them
Defining scope and purpose
Preparing to undertake an assessment
Types of hazards
HAZOP and HAZID
Reviewing past data
Qualitative versus quantitative approaches
Applying suitable control measures
The Hierarchy of Control
Redundancy and dependencies
Implementation, Monitoring and Review
The Pareto Principle in safety
Creating action plans and SMART objectives
When to review