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Learning activity

TitleRisk Assessment Essentials
CategoryProfessional development
OverviewRisk Assessment Essentials is a three-hour course is designed to introduce staff members to creating useful risk assessments and their importance. This includes identifying what a risk is and how they can be mitigated to keep people safe. Participants use the risk assessment template along with a scenario to practise, and are provided a completed version at the end of the session in addition to resources that are available to help in the future. Please note that all courses are in person at Colchester campus unless stated otherwise. If you have booked and are unable to attend, please cancel your place or email before the training date. If spaces are available, please book yourself onto a course. If you are unable to attend any of the courses listed, please add yourself to the waiting list.
Learning outcomes
  • Understand the terms used in a risk assessment
  • Be able to use the University’s risk assessment form and risk matrix to estimate and evaluate risks
  • Know the key steps to risk assessment and your risk assessment responsibilities
  • Understand the hierarchy of controls and use risk controls to reduce the likelihood and/or consequence of a hazard Know how and when to record and review risk assessments
Book Event 1
PresenterGlyn Shand
CampusColchester campus
Date and time10:00 to 13:00 Tuesday 11 June 2024
Available places0
Book Event 2
PresenterGlyn Shand
CampusColchester campus
Date and time10:00 to 13:00 Tuesday 9 July 2024
Available places10
Booking instructions
University of Essex employeeUse the link provided above to book your place via HR Organiser.
Partner institutionPlease discuss with your point of contact at your Partner Institution in the first instance.
Student Union contractors; PhD studentsPlease contact the Organisational Development team.