Risk Assessment in Practice (Explained & Illustrated) Either Electricity, Fire or Manual Handling

Risk Assessment in Practice

Target Participants: Health and Safety Managers, Health and Safety Officers, Representatives of HS Committees

Duration: 6 Hours

Following enactment of OSHA 2005, Safety Practitioners are now expected to conduct Risk Assessments for all activities where there are risks of injury.

A Risk Assessment for a specific risk such as electrical or manual handling risks, etc is a very comprehensive and technical exercise, which must be documented and readily available for use and perusal. The mandatory Risk Assessment Report is a document which may be inspected by Enforcement Officers, major clients and even in courts of law.

Beyond the elementary and basic 5 steps to Risk assessment, there are many detailed points to be carefully examined in order to be able to conduct the assessment in a thorough and reliable manner.

This course provides the skills and techniques that should be used for carrying out Risk assessment.

Course Contents:-

1

General Introduction

2

Legal provisions for RA

3

Importance of RA

4

Notorious Accidents

5

Introduction to 5 steps to RA

6

Hazard Identification

7

Hazard identification technique

8

Risk Evaluation

9

Qualitative Evaluation

10

Semi Quantitative evaluation

11

Quantitative evaluation

12

Human Element in RA

13

Task & job Safety Analysis

14

Support in carrying out RA

15

Internal sources

16

External sources

17

RA techniques for High risks

18

HAZOP – explained & illustrated

19

Event & Fault Tree Analysis – explained & illustrated

20

Failure Mode and Effect Analysis