Introduction to Risk Assessment

Introduction to Risk Assessment


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.

Approved by IIRSM – Duration 90 mins* – €30.00


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

Additional Information

This Risk Assessment training course is designed to help businesses to understand the management of Risk Assessment by explaining how to complete a suitable and sufficient workplace risk assessment. Risk assessments are a legal requirement for all types of workplaces.

The course helps you to understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm, so that you are confident in carrying out a risk assessment in your own premises.

Our Introduction to Risk Assessment training is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for carrying out a risk assessment of their workplace. The person who carries out the risk assessment is named the ‘competent person’ and this can be the business owner, a manager, a supervisor or anyone else within the business who has sufficient training, skills, experience and knowledge to be able to carry out the risk assessment process safely and effectively.

This Risk Assessment course is suitable for all industries, workplace environments and premises.

If you require support to review your organisation’s risk assessment position or would like further information on our Introduction to Risk Assessment Online Course, please contact a member of our team at Phoenix STS Ltd

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