Health and Safety


Course Title: Practical Risk Assessment
Course Code: HS107

Department: Health and Safety
Course Type: Part Time

Carry out risk assessments using the five-step principle, plus look at assessments required under other legislation (eg. Manual Handling, CoSHH and Display Screen Equipment). Can be adapted to meet the needs of individuals and organisations.



Kingston Maurward College Certificate

Course Content

Types of risk assessment; selecting the right system
Hazard and risk
Common hazards
Hazard identification
The HSE's view a 5 steps approach
Use of risk matrix
Practical assessment
Introduction to assessment for DSE, CoSHH and Manual Handling.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however completion of the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is recommended.