8 Modules – £29

Introduction to Risk Assessment

IIRSM Approved
Risk assessment is a systematic method of looking at work activities, and considering the things that could cause significant harm to people, property or the environment.

The most important purpose of risk assessments is to help prevent accidents and ensure the safety of employees and anyone affected by workplace activities.

At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.

Course Modules and % Pass required

  • 1. The Basics 70% 70%
  • 2. Legislation, Regulation and Civil Law 70% 70%
  • 3. Strategy – Options and Elements 70% 70%
  • 4. Identifying Hazards 70% 70%
  • 5. Who Might Be Harmed and Evaluating the Risks 70% 70%
  • 6. Evaluating Risk – The Practicalities 70% 70%
  • 7. Recording and Reviewing 70% 70%
  • 8. Management and Responsibilities 70% 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


90 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).