Introduction to Risk Assessment


Risk assessment is a systematic method of looking at work activities and considering the things that could cause significant harm to people, property or the environment.

The most important purpose of risk assessments is to help prevent accidents and ensure the safety of employees and anyone affected by workplace activities.

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.

Target Audience

All workers and supervisors should be included in the risk assessment process. This course provides a basic knowledge of how to undertake a risk assessment.

Course Aims

This course provides the basic knowledge and with practice the skills to undertake simple risk assessments.


There are 8 modules in this course


Upon successful completion of this course supported by IIRSM, a certificate of completion can be downloaded and added to your training record

Course Duration

90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Course fees

£25.00 per licence. Discounts available on purchases of 15 or more licences.

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