Risk Assessment / Method Statement (CIEH)

Course Content

The course is aimed to impart sufficient knowledge so that the delegate may be deemed competent to undertake and formulate Risk Assessment / Method Statements in their own workplace.

No prior knowledge of safety legislation is required, although some knowledge may be advantageous.

The course will be of 1 to 4 days in duration and can be conducted at Roxby Training's premises or the clients' premises.

Optimum Number:
The optimum number of persons on this course will be eight.

Training Aids:
Use will be made of lecture notes, audio-visual presentation and discussion.

There is an optional CIEH assessment.


Course Syllabus

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Introduction to the Act
  • Terms 'reasonably practicable'
  • Exemptions to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • General duties of employers i.e. safety policy, safety representatives and committees, etc.
  • Powers granted to H.M. inspectors of factories
  • Improvement and prohibition notices
  • Summary and indictable offences committed under the Act
  • Civil liability
  • The employment medical advisory service
  • Overview of other Health & Safety responsibilities under legislation
  • The management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992
  • Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992
  • Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992
  • Health & Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1998
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Method Statements

Dates available on request



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