Risk Assessments

Online Risk Assessments

A key method of ensuring workplace safety is to undertake risk assessments of work environments and activities. On completion of this course users will be aware of why risk assessments are important, know the definitions of hazards and risks, and know the key steps to risk assessment.

This course helps employers and employees understand the process of carrying out a risk assessment, and the steps that must be taken. 

What does the course cover?

  • Legislation
  • Hazard and risk identification
  • The Risk Assessment process
  • Record and Review

Training Outcomes

  • Understand the Importance of a risk assessment
  • Understand how to identify hazards and risks
  • Understand who should carry out risk assessments and legislation


  • Introduction to Risk Assessments.
  • Legislation.
  • Important definitions and duties.
  • The Risk Assessment Process.

Test & Certification

At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%. You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course. Main course certificates last 3 years.


Main Course: Approximately 35 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exam).