Around 600,000 workplace injuries are reported by British workers each year. Even though not all accidents can be avoided, effective risk management and hazard identification may significantly improve workplace safety for everyone.

This training will teach you how to recognise hazards quickly, evaluate the risk they pose to coworkers and others at work, and take reasonable steps to minimise risk. You will learn about your legal responsibilities for health and safety as well as how to maintain proper records.

  • What "hazard" and "risk" mean in the context of the workplace and how certain laws assist companies in making the workplace safer for all workers
  • How to identify workplace risks, how to evaluate the risk that these hazards pose, and who you should contact to help you with your assessment
  • How to maintain accurate risk assessment records, what data to keep on file, and how frequently to update your records
  • How to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the hierarchy of controls to handle any hazards that have been identified (PPE).

  • Knowing your legal obligations with relation to hazard identification and risk management is beneficial if you are an employer.
  • You will gain from knowing how to keep useful records if you are in charge of conducting risk assessments at work.
  • This training will assist you in selecting the most suitable interventions from those available if you need to introduce new safety measures or review existing ones at work.
  • If you work for an employer, you should comprehend why risk assessments are necessary and how they are carried out, as well as how beneficial your opinion may be.

Unit 01: What are Hazards and Risks?

Unit 02: How to Identify Hazards and Risks in the Workplace

Unit 03: How to Record Hazards and Risks in the Workplace

Unit 04: Reducing Risks Using the Hierarchy of Control


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.