A Useful Guide to Risk Assessment

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In A Useful Guide to Risk Assessment James and Steve cover how to identify, assess and manage risk in its broadest sense.  They illustrate their points with case studies. Whilst many of these relate to health and safety, the principles illustrated apply much more widely.  It is their belief that a cultural shift is needed that will bring about a new approach to risk assessment, reflecting its importance to the way we live and work today.

Working through this Useful Guide gives you the skills and tools you need to assess whether the risk is worth the potential gain.

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Description

What the Useful Guide includes:

  • Defining Risk
  • The Legislative Context
  • Risk Awareness
  • Assessing Risk
  • Risk Management
  • The Current Culture
  • A New Approach to Risk Assessment
  • Changing the Culture of Risk Assessment

Upon completion you will be able to:

  • effectively check your own workplace for hazards
  • create an appropriate risk assessment for your workplace
  • use the Consequences of Risk Exposure model to categorise the potential consequences of risk
  • use the Loss Causation model to fully understand why accidents have happened or mistakes have been made
  • undertake a risk assessment using the Health and Safety Executive’s five steps
  • take appropriate actions to manage any identified risks
  • explore the risk assessment culture in your own organisation
  • begin taking steps to create a more effective risk assessement culture in your organisation
  • use the Health and Safety review checklist
  • use the General Risk Assessment proforma

Additional information

Subject

level

mobile-compatible

resource-type

guided-learning-hours

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