Effective risk assessment in an education environment


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National CPD
Employers, including schools, have a legal duty to assess health and safety risks. Any individual carrying out a risk assessment needs to have the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to develop effective assessments. This one day course is a mix of theory and practical sessions developed to assist attaining the knowledge, skills and, most importantly, practical confidence, that is required to enable staff members plan and conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments on return to the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • State key reasons for carrying out workplace risk assessments;
  • Know who should conduct assessments and the roles of union safety representatives within the risk assessment process;
  • Identify key legal components in relation to risk assessment;
  • State how risk assessment fits into an organisation’s Health and Safety Management System;
  • Identify and apply the key stages of a risk assessment;
  • Demonstrate the use of a risk scoring matrix;
  • Identify different approaches to risk assessment and their application to the workplace.

Who is this course for?

The course has been designed for those who have responsibility for managing the process and delivering effective risk assessments in academic environments.

The course is delivered by one of *RoSPA’s highly qualified and experienced instructors, in an interactive and engaging manner.

*Royal Society for the Protection of Accidents


Event date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
09:15 to 16:30
De Vere Colmore Gate, 5th & 7th Floor, Colmore Gate, Colmore Row
Birmingham B3 2QD
Standard £50.00, Support staff £30.00, NQT member £30.00