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Risk assessment course

Who should attend?

Anyone responsible for health and safety or who has to assess risks in the workplace. Supervisors and managers who need to understand the legislation and appreciate the extent to which assessments are conducted.

Why is this course important?

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Act 1999 places a duty on all employers to assess the risks of the workplace and put in place appropriate control measures

Risk assessment


Risk Assessment course outline

A practical 1 day workshop giving the confidence to conduct your own risk assessments.

  • Accidents - Causation, statistics and their use, accident reporting, investigations and accident prevention strategies.
  • Risk Assessment Theory - Definition of hazard and risk, risk evaluation and control measures to reduce risk, written requirements and use of checklists and other documentation.
  • Group Practice - Delegates will undertake a risk assessment of an item of equipment to consolidate what they have learnt. A practical on-site risk assessment is undertaken from the working environment and where practical the company systems and paperwork will be used.


Who should attend?
  • Anyone responsible for Health and Safety. COSHH applies to all companies from small builders to large chemical plants
  • Managers and staff, from all functions, who will be involved in carrying out the assessment of hazard and risk
  • Managers from companies considering their first COSHH assessment - this seminar is aimed at the uninitiated

Why is this course important?

This Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) training is designed to give knowledge of the health risks surrounding working with hazardous substances and to understand the scope of legislative requirements. It teaches how to identify the risks , how to undertake a COSHH assessment in the workplace and the control measures needed to be put in place.


COSHH course contents

  1. The legal position
  2. Substances to which the regulations apply
  3. Duties under the regulations
  4. Conducting assessments
  5. Control of exposure
  6. Use of Control Measures
  7. Maintenance, Examination and Testing
  8. Health surveillance
  9. Information, instruction and training
  10. Data gathering, records, datasheets

Asbestos awareness

Who should attend?

This half day course is designed for those in the building trade, installation services or maintenance engineers. It identifies the health risks associated with accidental exposure to the release of air borne asbestos and how to minimize this risk during the course of work activities.

Why is this course important?

The course aims to reduce dangerous exposure of asbestos by focusing on where it can be found and how to recognise it by addressing the different types of products commonly used within non domestic buildings, as well as why and how asbestos is dangerous.

Asbestos Awareness


Asbestos Awareness course contents

  • What is asbestos? Why was it used?
  • How does asbestos get into our body? What are the dangers?
  • Where asbestos can be found? Who is at risk?
  • Introduction to asbestos regulations/ duty holder options
  • What you can do to protect yourself and others

IOSH Managing Safely

Who should attend?

The course is designed for supervisors and managers from any organisation who are required to manage efficiently and effectively in accordance with the organisation’s health and safety policy and safety legislation.

IOSH Managing Safely consists of 8 modules

  1. Managing safely
  2. Assessing risks
  3. Controlling risks
  4. Understanding your responsibilities
  5. Identifying hazards
  6. Investigating accidents and incidents
  7. Measuring performance
  8. Protecting the environment


Who should attend?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a 10-day examined qualification for people involved in health and safety at work such as safety advisers, managers and supervisors.

NEBOSH course outcomes

  • Identify hazards and unsafe practices
  • Use proactive strategies to prevent accidents and control risk
  • Give advice on or take action to reduce risks within the work environment
  • Identify the main requirements of health and safety legislation
  • Use appropriate methods of safety monitoring techniques