Best practice in risk assessment and safety inspection training course

Course venues and dates

1 day course

Dublin: 10 October 2018


Course objectives

On completing this course the participant will be able to do the following in their workplace:

  • Understand legal obligations in relation to risk assessments, safety inspections and other safety management requirements,
  • Identify physical, health, chemical, biological agent and human-factor hazards,
  • Understand hazardous chemical dangers, correct labelling & Safety Data Sheets (SDS) including current CLP and REACH requirements,
  • Gather and evaluate information about hazards (including hazardous chemicals),
  • Perform general and chemical risk assessments in a competent manner,
  • Determine and prioritise best practice control measures to reduce risk levels,
  • Carry out comprehensive safety inspection and consultation,
  • Source additional information about hazards and their safe management.


Course programme

  • General (background) and health and safety legislation including risk assessment, CLP and REACH,
  • Identification and classification of hazards,
  • Classification of hazardous chemicals,
  • General risk assessment and chemical risk assessment,
  • Sourcing of information (use of labels, SDS, websites and other data sources),
  • Principles of risk control,
  • Pro-active risk assessment, review, management of change and updating of management measures,
  • Identification of information, instruction and awareness needs for employees,
  • Safety inspection and basics of system audits and OH&S monitoring,
  • Use of assessment and inspection audits to improve safety culture and management.

Case studies, discussions and interactive, practical training exercises including site-specific risk assessments and safety inspections will be used to reinforce delegates’ learning.


Who should attend

This course is suitable for anyone involved performing risk assessments or health and safety checks including line managers, supervisors, safety officers, safety reps and general staff.


Course brochure: Best practice in risk assessment and safety inspection


Course contact details

For more information call us now on 087 9678 372 or email us


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