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Risk Assessment Training

If you need a Risk Assessment training course Safety Management Services Europe can provide a course that will fully meet your needs. Safety Management Services Europe have been providing Risk Assessment training since the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (which brought along the concept of risk assessment) came into force. 

We will tailor our course to meet your needs.

Our risk assessment trainers will come to your premises and provide a full risk assessment training course that can be tailored to your company’s needs. We will discuss your business and requirements before the training takes place and we will ensure that the course covers everything relevant to your type of work and that of your employees.  We constantly ensure that our training is meeting the current thinking in risk assessment techniques and understanding.


Our trainers are Health and Safety Consultants who are members of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and have not only delivered many risk assessment courses, but also carried out hundreds of risk assessments.

Risk Assessment Course Contents:

By the end of the programme attendees will have:

  • An understanding the definitions involved in risk assessment
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 with regard to risk assessment.
  • An underrating of the legal requirements
  • Will be in a position to meet legal duties to carry out ‘suitable and sufficient’ risk assessments
  • Understand Principles of Prevention
  • Be Aware or Risk assessment responsibilities
  • Understand how to conduct a risk assessment.
  • Be able identify and implement controls.
  • This risk assessment training course covers practical exercises.


  • Delegates in any sector can undertake risk assessment training; risk assessments are not industry-specific
  • This course is suitable for anyone with responsibility for undertaking risk assessments.
  • This risk assessment training will help your organisation to comply with the law
  • Delegates will receive a thorough grounding in risk assessments
  • This risk assessment training may also be undertaken on your premises, tailored to your business and using your own templates
  • There is no formal assessment; delegates successfully completing the course will receive a certificate of training.

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Risk Assessment Training

Risk Assessment – What the law says

The relevant legislation to risk assessment is the Management of Health and Safety Work Regulations. With regards to training, the guidance to the Approved Code of Practice to the Regulations states:

Regulation 3 -General principles and purpose of risk assessment

This regulation requires all employers and self-employed people to assess the risks to workers and any others who may be affected by their work or business. This will enable them to identify the measures they need to take to comply with health and safety law. All employers should carry out a systematic general examination of the effect of their undertaking, their work activities and the condition of the premises. Those who employ five or more employees should record the significant findings of that risk assessment.

A risk assessment is carried out to identify the risks to health and safety to any person arising out of, or in connection with, work or the conduct of their undertaking. It should identify how the risks arise and how they impact on those affected. This information is needed to make decisions on how to manage those risks so that the decisions are made in an informed, rational and structured manner, and the action taken is proportionate.

A risk assessment should usually involve identifying the hazards present in any working environment or arising out of commercial activities and work activities, and evaluating the extent of the risks involved, taking into account existing precautions and their effectiveness.

Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and regulations 10 and 13 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require employers to provide their employees with health and safety information and training.

Where can I attend a course?

We are happy to provide you with bespoke in-house courses to suit your specific training needs. We will be happy to discuss these with you.  Please call or ask for more information by contacting us.

Safety Management Services Europe delivers risk assessment training courses across Yorkshire, Manchester Humberside and the North East.

Call us now for a chat about your risk assessment training requirements on 0845 2240028.