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Health and Safety: Risk Assessment

Description

Theme:

Personal Effectiveness

Category:

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.

Learning outcomes:

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.

Presenter(s):

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).

Resources:

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/wellbeing/safety/meettheteam/ http://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/wellbeing/safety/

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please e-mail peopledevelopment@exeter.ac.uk for any queries.

This course occurs on the following dates
DateLocationStartFinishCostTrainer(s)Places
Available
12/12/2023 Streatham: Old Library, Room 134 13:30 16:30 Paul King 11
13/12/2023 Streatham: Washington Singer, Room 234 09:30 12:30 Paul King 10
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