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Health and Safety: Risk Assessment
Health, Safety, Fire and Environment
About this course:
This course is designed to develop ability and practical confidence by equipping you with the knowledge and skills you need to complete risk assessments effectively.
There is a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical sessions.
As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.
- Follow the essential steps to complete risk assessments in order to protect people from harm.
- Ensure that faculties and services reduce risks to as low as reasonably practicable.
- Identify hazards and produce a thorough risk assessment that is appropriate to your workplace activities.
- Correct issues found, recommend appropriate action and record actions taken.
Who should attend this course:
This course is for staff that are required to complete risk assessments and/or are involved in the risk assessment process within their faculty or service.
Trained member of the Health & Safety Team.
What previous participants have said about the course:
"The most valuable thing I learned was what a risk assessment is and what its purpose is in the workplace".
"Understanding the main principles of identifying a hazard and its consequential risk helped clarify the process of writing a risk assessment".
"I now know the general ideas behind risk assessment and the importance of staying grounded".
"This was a really good session, very helpful and full of useful things to think about".
Before the course:
Please review the Health, Safety & Wellbeing webpage and read the Safety Policy (https://www.exeter.ac.uk/departments/ucs/healthandsafety/). Please also become familiar with the subject specific standards and the supporting documentation within each standard (https://universityofexeteruk.sharepoint.com/sites/HealthandSafetyHub/SitePages/Risk-Assessments.aspx).
This course is administered by People Development; please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries.
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