Overview - Risk Assessment
All managers or supervisors are responsible for safety in their offices. A key method of ensuring safety is to undertake risk assessments of work environments and activities, and this module outlines the process involved in doing so. On completion of the module, learners will be aware of why risk assessments are important, know the definitions of hazards and risks, and know the seven key steps to risk assessment. Issues covered include:
- hazard identification
- risk evaluation
- identification and implementation of control measures
- monitoring and review of risk assessments
This module is structured into a number of learning activities which are supported by graphics and animations. Throughout the course learners are presented with questions to which they are asked to type their answers and print, before revealing their model answer.
- Introduction and Background
- The Risk Assessment Process
- Hazards and Risks - The 7 Steps
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
Any employees who have a responsibility for undertaking risk assessments on their organisation's premises or activities.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course
I liked the flexible approach and the option to take and save notes
Very straight forward. Well explained process.
The module gives the opportunity to go back on yourself if there is something you missed or just need to hear again.
Easy to digest facts. Able to do it at own speed and when i had the time to do the modules
The modules were very easy to understand and the diagrams and information was presented well and was explained in an easy way
Great system and really helpful module very happy overall
It was easy to click through the pages and there was no time limit for each question so you could take your time
How it Works
This is a general guide to how the system works; if you want a more detailed guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.
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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print the notes you took during the training.
You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.
The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.
The lesson consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.
Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course
The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.