Risk Assessment Principles and Method Statement
Employers and the self employed have a legal duty to both assess health and safety risks and complete method statements on these risk.
From: £76.50pp / £433.50 closed course *Maximum 12 delegates
Employers and the self employed have a legal duty to both assess health and safety risks and complete method statements on these risk. Method Statements are designed to describe the work processes and control works so that higher risk activities and processes are detailed, hazards identified and controls are outlined. Anyone carrying out a risk assessment must have the necessary knowledge, skills and qualification.
This qualification ensures that supervisors and managers have the necessary depth of understanding to carry out risk assessments and meet legislative requirements. The course will also help staff complete useful method statements, enabling them to distinguish higher risks and notice when more detail is required. Delegates will carry out practical activities throughout the learning process.
This qualification is designed for those working in any business, regardless of their product or service range. It is essential for all those who have a role that includes responsibility for the management of health and safety issues and risk assessing. (Including managers, supervisors and safety personnel.) Team leaders and foremen also benefit greatly from the greater understanding of risk assessment gained from this course
On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a Level 2 Certificate Risk Assessment Principles.
Maximum Course attendance is 12.
Typical Interest Groups
All employment sectors. (In-house courses are designed around the specific work sector being delivered to.)
On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:
- Understand relevant legislation
- Understand the principles of risk assessment
- Implement risk assessment strategy
- Identify hazards
- Identify and prioritise risk
- Identify and implement controls
- Complete relevant documentation
- Monitor controls
- Complete risk assessments in practice
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of method statements, when & why they are needed
- Demonstrate the ability to complete method statements