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, 3 March 2020 (10.00am – 1.00pm)

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 (10.00am – 1.00pm)

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 (10.00am – 1.00pm)

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 (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 email the Safety Services office on ecs-admin@leicester.ac.uk with the date you wish to attend and include your full name, department and IT account details.

Please ensure this training has been approved by your Line Manager/Supervisor and you have permission to attend on the date specified.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content and workshop arrangements:
Contact Safety Services Office email: to generalsafety@leicester.ac.uk tel: (0116) 252 2426.

For Office Use Only

Course Code:  SDCHS006

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About Us

Location, where are we?

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






(0)116 252 5021