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Principles for Risk Assessment

Remote Corporate Training, Not a geographical location
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (
Target Audience
All users
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management / ESCC Directly Provided Services / Health and Safety / ESCC Staff / Voluntary and Community Sector
Core Skills and Knowledge / Health and Safety
Course description

The course aims to give you an appreciation of the requirement and importance of safety risk assessments. It deals with office/building based assessments for office managers and Controllers of Premises and has no social care content.

If you work in a school or other child centred establishment can we please direct you to the Risk Assessment and Analysis sessions on the Children's Workforce channel, which are specifically tailored to your environment and needs.

If you work in Adult Social Care and your interest is in client risk assessments, then please contact the Adult Social Care Training Team at who will be pleased to advise as to training availability to suit your needs.

Training objectives

This course is appropriate for employees who are expected to carry out a risk assessment as part of their normal work activities.




Learning outcomes

Following this half-day course you will be able to:

  • identify the need for risk assessments within your service area or work activity

  • adopt the key principles required when carrying out your own assessments

  • identify significant hazards within your work area

  • consider the risks associated with those hazards

  • adopt or recommend additional control measuresmake sure arrangements are in place for these to be implemented, prioritised if necessary and reviewed



Additional Information

This session will be delivered remotely via MS Teams. Once your place is confirmed please keep an eye open for an invitation to that meeting and ACCEPT. This will come about a week before the event. That will drop into your Outlook calendar and you will get a reminder about 15 minutes before the start to JOIN MS TEAMS MEETING.

We recommend that you find somewhere quiet to take part in this session, away from phones and other distractions, and show yourself as unavailable in Skype.

If you are in Adult Social Care and require funding for this course please contact

Start Date
Wednesday 22 September 2021
End Date
Wednesday 22 September 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 21 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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