Health & Safety Risk Assessment

This course can be run on demand across the country or delivered on premises at your workplace

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Description

The content has been specifically structured to cover strategies and a straightforward step by step process for assessing and managing all workplace risk factors.

Course Outline

About this programme

It’s not always possible to eliminate all risk; however you are required to protect people as far as ‘reasonably practical’.

This training course is arranged to provide employees/workers with proactive and practical techniques to  examine what, in your area of work, could cause harm, injury or ill health to people. Through this assessment decisions can be made as to whether enough precaution has been taken and or what more should be done to prevent harm and to further implement reasonable control measures.

Qualification Gained

On successful completion of this course learners will be credited with unit standard 30265 (Level 3 Credits 4) Health & Safety risk assessment

Training Progression

This course can provide a pathway to a full NZ Certificate in Workplace Health & Safety Practice – Level 3

What you will learn

PRINCIPLES OF RISK ASSESSMENT

  • Legal requirements for risk assessment
  • The risk assessment process

IDENTIFYING WORKPLACE RISKS

  • Hazard identification procedures

ASSESSING WORKPLACE RISKS

  • Risk assessment matrices

MANAGING WORKPLACE RISKS

  • Control methods
  • Monitoring measures
  • Review of systems

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