Risk Assessment Training


Course description

Course Overview

This course consists of two elements, the 'Principles' aspect of the workshop reviews the requirements for risk assessments and risk assessment procedures, and the 'Practice' aspect covers examples of risk assessments and assessment strategy.


Tuesday, 21 May 2019 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 (10.00am - 1.00pm)

What can I expect to cover?


Topics covered:

  • The perception and acceptability of risk;
  • The risk assessment process;
  • What is a 'suitable and sufficient assessment’?
  • Risk control methods.


The workshop includes a practical exercise in which participants, working in small groups, will prepare risk assessments for different workplace scenarios.  The assessments and suggested risk control measures will be used in further whole group discussions.

What will I get out of this course?

On completion delegates will be able to:

  • Carry out a risk assessment (examples given using University assessment forms);
  • Structure a risk assessment programme.
Who is it for?

This is suitable for University of Leicester staff responsible for organising risk assessment programmes.

Participant preparation needed?

Not applicable

Additional Information


What prior experience do I need? No prior knowledge is required.
Formal assessment



Members of staff from the Safety Services Office

Delegate places

Maximum 16 delegates
Minimum 6 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the appropriate Online Booking Form submitting to Staff and Professional Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact Safety Services Office email: safetyservices@le.ac.uk tel: (0116) 252 2426

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Staff and Professional Development email: staffdev@le.ac.uk

For Office Use Only

Course Code:  SDCHS006

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To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

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About Us

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Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004, ground floor, Astley Clarke Building,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH






0116 252 5021