About the Course
This course is aimed at those working in an office environment, and would suit anyone taking on health and safety responsibility, or general running of the office environment. It provides employees with a good understanding of the nature and purpose of a risk assessment, as well as the practical skills and background knowledge to conduct and enact their own risk assessments.
What is a risk assessment?
What purpose does it serve?
Who is responsible for risk assessments?
The role of the employer and the role of the employee
Understanding and applying existing risk assessments
Conducting a new risk assessment
Common hazards and risks in an office environment
Manual handling and the associated risks
Reporting accidents and amending risk assessments