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Risk Assessment

Event Description This course is for West Sussex County Council managers and staff and is about what risk assessment is, why we assess risk and summarises the legislative aspect of risk assessment. You will also work through how you can control hazards and reduce risks by following five key steps.
Training Objectives The aim of this course is to develop your ability to identify hazards and risks in the workplace and adopt safe working procedures to reduce and control them. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt on this course you will be able to:

  • Recognise why we need to undertake risk assessments and the legislative aspect of risk assessments
  • Identify the principles of risk assessment
  • Define the hierarchy of risk controls
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    Course Pre-Requisites This e-learning is only open to West Sussex County Council Staff. 
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this e-learning module. If you need help in doing this please contact Corporate Learning and Development Helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003).

    This e-learning course should also be viewed in conjunction with the Corporate Code of Practice on 'Risk Assessment for Health, Safety and Welfare' and the guidance information contained on The Point or West Sussex Services for Schools
    Online Learning Course Category Health and Safety 
    Subject Areas Health & Safety 
    Target Audience Managers, All WSCC Staff 
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 35 Minutes At your desk