Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment

 Risk Assessment is a trainer-led course that is delivered over a full day. The course aims are to give an understanding of the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation, to promote awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hazard, to promote understanding of the 5 steps of carrying out a risk assessment, and to give an understanding of different control measures and how these might be implemented. By the end of this session, candidates will understand the importance of risk assessment and current applicable legislation, understand what constitutes a hazard, understand the hierarchy of controls, and be able to carry out a risk assessment. 

BRONZE STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

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  Our package that gives you efficient training with a basic certification

Each student will receive:

- Certificate 

- PDF Booklet Via email relating to the course

SILVER STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

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  Our mid range package and most popular offers our training courses with additional post-training benefits

Each student will receive:

- Certificate 

- Printed Colour Booklet relating to the course

- Online access to a student portal with weekly email updates

- CPD certified points




GOLD STANDARD

BRONZE STANDARD

GOLD STANDARD

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  Our premium package and the choice if you require regulated qualifications

Each student will receive:

- Ofqual Regulated certificate

- Printed Colour Booklet relating to the course

- Online access to a student portal with weekly email updates

- CPD certified points

Course Curriculum

  •  Introduction and Regulation 
    • Health & Safety and its importance
    • What causes accidents?
    • Health and Safety Law
    • Employee and Employer Responsibility
  • Prevention of Accidents 
    • Why prevention is important and what can be done
    • Risk Assessments
    • Assessing risk - high and low risk
    • What is a hazard 
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Substances dangerous to health - COSHH
    • Portable gas appliances
    • Safety Signs
    • Correct lighting
  • When an accident happens 
    • First Aid Provision
    • Training Requirements
    • Basic First Aid Advice
    • RIDDOR and accident reporting
    • Workplace policies and procedures
    • Equipment in the workplace and how you can get hurt
  • Specific areas of health and safety training 
    • Formal Risk Assessment
    • Fire Triangle
    • Calling the fire service
    • Evacuation Procedures
    • Fire Good Housekeeping
    • Electricity
    • Manual Handling
    • Slips, Trips, and Falls
    • Workstation and VDU safety
    • Working at Heights
    • Occupational Health
    • Infection Control
    • Forklift trucks
    • Noise and vibration
    • Hoists, cranes and lifts
    • Ventilation
  • Summary of Health and Safety 
    • Workplace and personal safety
    • Enforcement of health and safety regulations
    • What you need to remember and what to do next


Learning Outcomes
1     Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
1.1  Outline employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work  1.2  Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation  1.3  Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace  1.4  Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
2     Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
2.1  Define the terms 'hazard' and 'risk' 2.2  Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment 2.3  Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work 
3     Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
3.1  Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces  3.2  Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment  3.3  Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy  3.4  List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards 
4     Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
4.1  State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health  4.2  Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace  4.3  List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid  4.4 Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health