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Risk Assessment & Method Statement Awareness


Aims of the course
  • To ensure delegates gain an understanding of what a risk assessment and method statement is, what they should contain and how to complete one.
By the end of this course learners will be able to:

  • Identify common hazards and Evaluate their associated risks
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the 5 steps to risk assessment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Hierarchy of risk control
  • Initiate suitable control measures to prevent harm
  • Conduct a risk assessment which complies with relevant legislation


Course Content

  • Legislation - Introduction to the legal requirements surrounding risk assessments and method statements, including the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Important definitions such as risk, hazard, Reasonably foreseeable and Reasonably practicable
  • Identifying Risk and hazards
  • The 5 steps to risk assessment
  • Hierarchy of risk prevention/controls
  • Accident prevention and precautions
  • Practical element


Who Should Attend?
This course is aimed at managers, supervisors, safety representatives or any other person with the responsibility of documenting risk assessments and method statements

30 Oct 2019 09:00 - 12:30

Closing date: 29/10/2019
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MCG - Health and Safety
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Date and Time

30 Oct 2019 09:00 - 12:30


The Innovation Centre Medway Maidstone Road Chatham ME5 9FD


Andy Haith
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