SPA Module – Risk Assessment

SPA Module – Risk Assessment

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information specifically associated with risk assessment

To understand the process and requirements for evaluating risk

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates understand risk assessment.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

List the five steps of risk assessment

Identify the meaning of the terms hazard and risk

List the hierarchy of control – control measures to put in place

Outline the roles and duties of employers / supervisors

Carry out practical examples of a risk assessment


  • Legislation
  • What is a risk assessment?
  • Five steps to risk assessment
  • Hazard and risk
  • Practical examples

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of evaluating risk.