Principles of Risk Assessment


  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 states that suitable and sufficient risk assessments are carried out for significant hazards
  • This course is both informative and practical. Candidates will cover the legislation and theory behind risk assessment and also conclude with practicing carrying out risk assessments to a set scenario
  • For an on site ‘in – house’ course, if required we can tailor the program to your organisation, using your forms and templates.

Who needs this qualification?

  • Those carrying out or reviewing risk assessments e.g. operators, safety reps, supervisors, managers.

Prior Learning Requirements

  • There are no specific prior learning requirements for this course

Why is this training important?

  • This course will help employees to be risk aware. Not all employees will be expected to undertake risk assessments themselves; they may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others.
  • Assists the company to satisfy its legal obligations with regard to risk assessment


  • Foundations of health and safety
  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • Principles of Risk Assessment
  • Practical risk Assessment

Course Duration

  • A one day training programme


  • Multiple choice test

Awarding Body

  • This course is not accredited and can be tailored to suit your organisation.
  • Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate for their files

Interested in this course or need more information on how to apply?