General Risk Assessment And Method Statement Course

Rams do not have to be difficult, although they do need to be produced to a high standard using consistent approaches to meet with your companies high standards.

This course will give individuals the confidence to produce Risk Assessments and Method Statements.

Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

The legal requirements surrounding risk assessments and method statements, including the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
Important definitions such as harm, risk, hazard and hazardous events
The risk assessment process (HSE five-step approach)
Risk and hazards
Specification of risk controls
Accident prevention and precautions
Quantitative and qualitative risk
Hierarchy of controls
Practical element


By the end of the course, the delegate will be able to recognise hazards in the workplace which will able them to:

  • Evaluate the risks found in a risk assessment
  • Initiate the relevant control measures to prevent an accident
  • Competently conduct a risk assessment which complies with the relevant legislation
  • Produce a suitable method statement


There are no formal requirements for entry on this course. We advise that the delegate has a basic knowledge of health and safety, but it is not compulsory.


Candidates who successfully pass the course will receive an attendance certificate

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