Best practice in risk assessment

Area:
Dublin
Price: on request
Duration: 1 day
Type:
Job Skills and CPD
Times:
9am - 6pm
Schedule: TBC

Course description

Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will be able to do the following in their workplace:

– Understand legal obligations in relation to risk assessments,

– Identify physical, health, chemical, biological agent and human-factor hazards,

– Understand hazardous chemical dangers, correct labelling and Safety Data Sheets (SDS),

– Gather and evaluate information about hazards (including hazardous chemicals),

– Perform general and chemical risk assessments in a competent manner,

– Determine and prioritise best practice control measures to reduce risk levels,

– Source additional information about hazards and their safe management.

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Course programme

– General (background) and health and safety legislation particularly related to risk assessment,

– Identification and classification of hazards,

– General risk assessment and chemical risk assessment,

– Sourcing of information (use of labels, websites and other data sources),

– Principles of risk control,

– Pro-active risk assessment, review, management of change and updating of management measures,

– Identification of information, instruction and awareness needs for employees,

Case studies, discussions and interactive, practical training exercises including site-specific risk assessments will be used to reinforce delegates’ learning.

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Who should attend

This course is suitable for anyone involved performing risk assessments or health and safety checks including line managers, supervisors, safety officers, safety reps and general staff.


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