Overview of course

This CIEH Level 2 Award Principles in Risk Assessment was created in response to industry requirements for all employees to be risk aware. Although not all employees will be expected to undertake risk assessments themselves, they may be asked to contribute to the process and will be expected to act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others. This course is applicable to anyone in a work environment as it raises learners’ awareness of the concept of risk assessment. It encourages employees to contribute both to the maintenance of a safe work environment and to the process of formal risk assessment; an understand the legal requirements for risk assessment and provides an understanding of the principles of risk assessment including: hazards, risks and control measures; the five steps of risk assessment; the hierarchy of control; and risk assessment review and record keeping.

Why choose Alcumus for training

  • Proven track record of delivering high quality training across an wide portfolio of compliance and certification topics
  • Highly experienced trainers with relevant industry qualifications for their chosen area of expertise (including CM IOSH, OSCR, CIPD & IRCA)
  • Approachable and friendly training team with extensive industry knowledge who are able to pass on practical experience
  • Large pool of trainers spread across wide geographical area

Course content

  • Main causes of accidents and ill health, and their implications for people in the workplace
  • Legal requirements for risk assessment
  • 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