To the surprise of many asking the question ‘Who can do Risk Assessments?’, the HSE (GB) currently state that specific training or qualifications are not essential to carry out a risk assessment.
Sounds good on paper, but does it really mean what it seems? Well, yes and no.
In many cases, as an employer or business owner, you will know the risks in your business best. This will mean that you are the competent person and can carry out the risk assessments yourself. Watch our video for a few helpful hacks…
Who can carry out a Risk Assessment?
However, they do state that as an employer you must appoint someone who is competent, with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to meet your health and safety duties.
It’s for this reason that we created our massively popular (and 100% Free) online Risk Assessment Training course. Risk assessment is a step-by-step process for controlling health and safety risks caused by hazards in the workplace.
Who can do Risk Assessments, really?
Our Risk assessment training teaches you both what risk assessments are, as well as how and when to perform them.
It provides you with an understanding of the benefits of comprehensive risk assessments and how to comply with basic legislation.
Free Risk Assessment Training
Learning Risk Assessment has never been easier and successful students receive a Certificate of completion.
Online enrolment is open to unlimited users, just register on the Course page before you can take the Course, 100% Free.