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General Risk Assessment 3 day Course Overview General Risk Assessment programmes exist to identify predictable risks arising from work activities to help ensure that suitable risk control measures are in place. It ensures that companies have the knowledge of how to identify risk and how to manage this both to meet their legal requirements and to assist in management planning. This course teaches attendees how to perform ?general' risk assessments to cover the widest range of safety concerns. This includes: if and when to record assessments; how to identify risks and be able to prioritise; how to keep records to a manageable but important minimum; how to use the general risk assessment process to develop control measures. In summary, how to predict and protect into the future. The course is part of the Continuous Professional Development Programme (CPD) of the Institution for Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH), the lead professional body for safety in Europe. This is a practical course - learning through practical sessions and group exercises. Aims To provide delegates with a practical understanding of the risk methodology To enable the delegates to devise general risk reporting and recording systems To ensure that delegates understand risk control strategies To ensure that delegates understand how general risk assessment fits into a management system Learning Objectives After the course delegates will be able to: Identify hazard and likelihood data and assess risks Identify tools and techniques to be able to prioritise risk Record general risk information effectively and appropriately Implement general risk control strategies and recommend short to long-term risk controls Define general risk management requirements, responsibilities and accountabilities Carry out quality assurance of the general risk assessment processes Develop an auditable approach to assist general risk management Prerequisites None, but delegates would benefit from exploring any existing processes, procedures, tools and techniques currently used for risk assessment within their own organisation prior to attendance. Who should attend? The course is designed for all those workers and managers who deal with general risk assessment and risk control judgements - line managers, engineers, project staff, maintenance technicians, auditors, police officers, fire officers, visiting healthcare professionals, social workers, etc. The course is also suitable for safety and other professionals who wish to widen their understanding of quality assurance and management of the general risk process. Outline Programme - to be tailored to specific local requirements/key concerns Day 1 Background The principles of safety law and what that means for the general risk process Principles of risk assessment Risk assessment methodologies Day 2 Identifying risks through task analysis Introduction to risk assessment forms Undertaking general risk assessments - how to do it! Recording information Risk control & risk control strategies Developing risk controls for the real world Day 3 Undertake an individual risk assessment Quality assurance Understanding basic audit trail considerations Understanding basic management responsibilities Practical session of using risk assessment in the real world Recognising when specialist help may be required

General Risk Assessment 3 day Course Overview General Risk Assessment programmes exist to identify predictable risks arising from work activities to help ensure that suitable risk control measures are in place. It ensures that companies have the knowledge of how to identify risk and how to manage this both to meet their legal requirements and to assist in management planning. This course teaches...

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