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Course Overview:

 

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to conduct risk assessments in their workplace. Participants will learn about the principles of risk assessment, the legal and regulatory requirements for risk assessment, and how to identify hazards and assess risks. They will also learn how to implement controls to minimize or eliminate risks, and how to develop and implement risk management plans

Course Objectives:

 

  • Understand the principles of risk assessment

  • Understand the legal and regulatory requirements for risk assessment in the workplace

  • Learn how to identify hazards and assess risks

  • Learn how to implement controls to minimize or eliminate risks

  • Learn how to develop and implement risk management plans

Course Duration: 1 days

The course will be delivered over 1 days, with a total of 8 hours of training.

Course Content:

 

  • Introduction to Risk Assessment

  • Definition of risk assessment

  • Importance of risk assessment

  • Legal and regulatory requirements for risk assessment

  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

  • Identification of hazards

  • Risk assessment techniques

  • Control measures

  • Risk Control Measures

  • Implementation of control measures

  • Monitoring and review of control measures

  • Emergency preparedness and response

  • Risk Management Planning

  • Development and implementation of risk management plans

  • Communication of risk management plans

  • Training and supervision

  • Risk Assessment Tools and Techniques

  • Risk assessment tools and techniques

  • Reporting and corrective action

  • Practical Exercises

  • Hazard identification and risk assessment exercises

  • Development of risk management plans

Assessment:

Participants will be assessed through a combination of written tests and practical exercises. Participants must achieve a minimum of 70% in both the written and practical assessments to receive a certificate of completion.

Certification:

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Prerequisites:

While there are no formal prerequisites for this course, participants are expected to have a basic understanding of English. Additionally, they must submit a matric certificate along with a valid ID or passport.

Course information

Unit Standard Title: Conduct a continuous risk assessment in a workplace
 
Classroom Price: R 935 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 1 Day
 
Credits: 4

SAQA ID: 120330

CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 3

Prerequisites: N/A
 
Target Groups:
General managers

Middle management

Supervisors

Safety Officers

Safety Managers

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