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Risk Assessment Course

Risk and Safety Management play an important part in every business success.  Identifying the various types of risk and the implications that each might have on a company, as well as highlighting the business benefits that can be obtained through successful risk and safety management all need to be included in an overall company strategy.

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 place a much stronger emphasis on risk assessment as a core element of health and safety management.

This one-day course will be very beneficial to personnel in the company who are responsible for health and safety hazard and risk assessment.

What are the Benefits?

Cost Savings
Being proactive in an organisation with regards to Health and Safety and especially Hazards and Risk Assessments can save expenses due to reduced accidents, reduced Occupational Risks and general understanding and proactive approach to Health and Safety can reduce Insurance Premiums.

Safety Culture Embedded in Organisation
- Identify hazards and analyse hazardous events
- Identify and analyse the associated consequences and probabilities of these events
- Determine and evaluate the associated risks
- Identify appropriate controls to progressively reduce risk

By taking Safety seriously you are ensuring that your company promotes Safety Confidence within the Industry.

Entry Requirements

English Proficiency:

  • To ensure the greatest opportunity for successful participation in our programmes, learners are required to have a good command of English in terms of reading, writing and speaking. This standard of proficiency is indicated by achieving or exceeding the standard of CEFR B2+Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) or standard of 6.0 on the IELTS.
  • Learners who have achieved a passing grade at Junior Certificate level will be deemed to meet this criterion. However, learners for whom English is not their first language, are required to advise Carraig Safety Consultants, and may be required


Course Content

What is covered on our Risk Assessment Course?

  • Overview of Risk Assessment process - Principles and Guidelines
  • The place of risk assessment in a health and safety management programme
  • Risk assessment from a legislative perspective
  • The risk assessment processes
  • Risk assessment techniques
  • Five stages of risk assessment
  • Hazard identification
  • Control description
  • Organising company assessments


Theory Questions


Carraig Safety Certification in Risk Assessment Safety on successful completion of course.

Max participants: 10

Duration: 1 Day

Valid for 3 years

Who Should Attend?

This course should be of particular interest to personnel in the company who are responsible for health and safety hazard and risk assessment.


What do I need to bring?

We supply all course materials and refreshments.

Do I need experience to attend?

Industry experience is desirable but not mandatory.

What Certification will I receive?

You will receive a Carraig Safety Certificate in Risk Assessments

How long is my training Valid for?

3 Years

How long is the duration of Course?

Course duration is 1 Day in total.

Any Other Questions?

We'll be happy to answer any other questions you may have by phone or email. You can click the button below to ask a question online, or call us on 01 6293852.

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