CIEH Levels 2 & 3 in the Principles of Risk Assessment

Course Summary: This course is for anyone who is interested in or are going to be on a ‘risk assessment team’ and needs to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. Employers and the self employed have a legal duty to assess health and safety risks. Level 2 will allow all employees the ability to be able to contribute to the process and act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others. The Level 3 qualification ensures that supervisors and managers have the necessary depth of understanding to enable them to carry out risk assessments.

Course Content:

  • Main  causes of accidents and ill health, and their implications for people in  the workplace
  • Legal requirements for risk  assessment & Legislation
  • Principles of risk assessment  including:
  • Hazards, risks and control measures
  • The five steps of risk assessment
  • The hierarchy of control
  • Risk assessment review and record keeping.
  • Prioritising risk
  • Controls
  • Documentation
  • Monitoring controls
  • Risk assessment in practice