Basic Risk Assessment

Basic Risk Assessment

Overview and Objectives

This course equips learners with the necessary knowledge, skills, tools and confidence to implement and conduct the relevant risk assessments in the workplace.

Different terminologies like risk management, hazards, non-conformances and corrective measures are explained and become familiar to the learner.

Training & Evaluation

Training on a 70% theoretical and 30% practical basis (Incl. Risk Assessment)

Course Outline

This course consists of 14 topics
Topic 1Introduction to health & safety
Topic 2Legislative history
Topic 3The constitution
Topic 4Understanding the act and regulations
Topic 5The OHS Act 85 of 1993
Topic 6Important sections of the act
Topic 7Iceberg Theory
Topic 8Unsafe acts
Topic 9Hazard identification
Topic 10Risk Analysis and ranking
Topic 11Implementing Controls
Topic 12Review
Topic 13Health & safety committee meetings
Topic 14Additional information

 Basic Risk Assessment

Who should attend?

All Investigation/Safety Officers and Health & Safety Representatives

Course Prerequisite

Communication at ABET Level 3 & Mathematical at ABET Level 3


1 day


R905,00 (excl. VAT)


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • Certificate (recognised by the Department of Labour) on successful
    completion of the course
  • Note: Certificate is valid for a period of 3 years from date of issuee
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OHS Basic Risk Assessment

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