RAMS Awareness

Duration: 0.5 day

Maximum Delegates: 20

Minimum Delegates: 1

Introduction

Health and safety legislation demands that employers assess the risk to the health, safety and welfare of their employees in their company’s activities. Those documenting risk assessments and method statements must be competent to do so and understand the technical aspects of both the tasks and the assessment process. The RAMS Awareness (Risk Assessment and Method Statement Awareness) course aims to enable you to accomplish this task.


Aims:
This RAMS Awareness course is aimed at managers, supervisors, safety representatives or any other person with the responsibility of documenting risk assessments and method statements. There are no pre-requisites for delegates attending this training course however a basic knowledge of general health and safety would be an advantage.


Objectives:

How do I do a risk assessment?

What should I include in my risk assessment?

What does ‘reasonably practicable’ mean?

What is a hierarchy of control?

Legal requirements

How do I prioritise the actions from my risk assessment?

Hazard and risk

What are risk matrices?

How to assess the risks in your workplace

What is the difference between a risk assessment and a method statement?

Safety method statements