Risk Assessment Level 3
Who needs this qualification?
Anyone with a responsibility to conduct risk assessment, i.e, team leaders, supervisors, site managers and managers, quality controllers, technicians, engineers, health and safety specialists and personnel contributing to the risk assessment process.
Why is this training important?
A properly implemented programme of risk assessments can assist in the prevention of injuries, fatalities, property damage incidents and other losses. This not only helps to prevent human loss and suffering, but also assists in the effective management and finance of any business or organisation.
Following the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers with five or more employees also need to record the significant findings of the risk assessment.
· Conduct risk assessments (with the necessary technical knowledge in relation to the activities, environments and issues)
· Organise and implement a risk assessment programme
· Participate in the identification of specific training needs for the activities being assessed
· Assist employers in meeting legal requirements and promote improved standards of health and safety within their organisation
Duration – 20 guided hours (minimum contact time 7 hours)
Accreditation – Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance Ltd
Assessment – Assignment and self evaluation
Prerequisite – Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment
Suggested progression – Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace