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Risk Assessment

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The RRC Risk Assessment course provides a solid understanding of the importance of risk assessment and how the process works. It’s an ideal introduction for workers at all levels; particularly those new to the risk assessment process, and those taking on new responsibilities in this area.

RRC Classroom Courses

  • 1 day - Glasgow
  • 1-5 days - In-Company training worldwide

Next RRC Risk Assessment Course
Glasgow 21 Aug 18
In-Company Short Courses
A wide range of courses to help improve your Health, Safety & Environmental performance.

Classroom Learning with RRC

  • Expert teaching from experienced Health & Safety trainers.
  • Modern, professional training environment - providing the perfect environment to learn.
  • Refreshments throughout the day including lunch.
  • Advice and support from the RRC Trainer Customer Services Teams.

On completion of the course delegates will:

  • Understand the Legal Aspects of Risk Assessment
  • Understand commonly used terms
    • Danger
    • Hazard
    • Risk
    • Accident
  • Be able to identify main types and sources of workplace hazard and their potential consequences
    • Machinery
    • Electricity
    • Tools and Equipment
    • Housekeeping, etc
  • Perform risk assessments using a 5-step approach
  • Identify the hazards (use of practical tools such as task analysis)
  • Consider who might be harmed and how
  • Evaluate the risks and decide on precautions (use of likelihood and severity scales to rank risks; control hierarchy)
  • Record your findings and implement them

Topics Covered include

  • The Importance of Safety
  • Legal Aspects of Risk Assessment
  • Definitions
  • Cost of Accidents
  • Hazard Types, Sources and Consequences
  • Hierarchy of Control
  • Risk Assessment
  • Recording, monitoring & Review


  • 27 Mar 18
  • 21 Aug 18
  • 27 Nov 18

RRC are experts in the design and delivery of health and safety training throughout the world. Over our 85 year history, a million students and thousands of businesses have chosen RRC as their preferred training provider. Our expert trainers and friendly support teams inspire total confidence in the individuals and companies we train and advise.

Quality Training from the Experts

Training is all about quality and this starts with our trainers. It has taken many years to build RRC’s team of expert trainers and we are proud to have the best international team of HSE trainers there is. This team is at the heart of everything we do; developing and updating our course content, delivering and assessing our courses, supporting our students, consulting and always making sure we are firmly focused on our customers’ needs.

The team is a highly effective mix of academics, practitioners, and consultants with a wide range of experience across all sectors. It is led by a team of experienced HSE practitioners:

  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - RRC Director
  • Dr Jim Phelpstead BSc, PhD, CMIOSH – RRC Lead Tutor – Health & Safety
  • John Binns BSc (Hons), MSc, MIEMA – RRC Lead Tutor – Environmental Management

Excellence in Customer Service

Providing a good service is really important to RRC, as there is no point in having great trainers without excellent customer service. Whether you are enquiring about a course, registering for your exam or visiting any one of our training centres, you can be sure you will receive the very best customer service.

Commitment to Quality

RRC’s reputation has been built on quality and over our 85 year history, many hundreds of thousands of happy customers have enjoyed success in their qualifications and careers through studying with RRC. We work closely with the awarding and industry bodies to ensure our courses are fully up-to-date and aligned with the latest syllabus revisions, legislation changes and exam procedures. Our ISO 9001 accreditation demonstrates our commitment to continual improvement.

Great Results

RRC have an exceptional track record. The clear, engaging and interactive courses we deliver guarantee our students receive the best possible training and ensure they get a full understanding of both the subject matter and how the assessment works. This not only leads to exam success, but also develops the understanding and competency they will need to apply their knowledge in the workplace.

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