Introduction to Risk Assessment What is a risk assessment?
Who should carry out a risk assessment?
Common causes of workplace injuries.
Legal Responsibilities –
Identifying the Risks – the steps of a risk assessment, identify the hazards, decide who might be harmed and how, evaluate the risks, the likelihood of risk, the severity of harm and the degree of risk.
Reducing the Likelihood of Harm – decide on precautions, the hierarchy of control measures, engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment and further help.
Recording and Reviewing the Results – record your findings and implement them, download a risk assessment template and review and update.
This course explains to the participants about the hazards of working in confined spaces. It is recommended for workers that work in confined spaces, with a medium risk factor. This course serves a foundation for the confined space rescue emergency response team training course.
all content of the low risk course
Confined space entry / work requirements (covering hazards, air monitoring, ventilation etc)
Setup of an emergency team (covering command and control, delegation of work, activation etc)
Casualty retrieval systems ( rescue systems, back up o system, pullies, winches etc)
Recognition of Confined Spaces
Dangers associated with these areas
Enter and exit confined spaces
Human Respiratory system / SCBA introduction
Demonstration of gas detection equipment in hazardous areas
Pre Use Checks & Donning of PPE
Safe systems of work for entry into confined spaces
Methods of communication
Diseases & personal hygiene associated with confined spaces
Awareness of the need for the periodic examinations of equipment