The RAMS course is devised to educate the delegate on how to write an effective method statement and risk assessment.

How long is the RAMS course?
3 Hours

Who should attend the RAMS course?
Line Managers. Supervisors, Health & Safety Representatives

When does my RAMS certificate expire?
It is recommended that you retake the course after 2-3 years

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements for entry on this course. We advise that the delegate has a basic knowledge of health and safety, but it is not compulsory.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, the delegate will be able to recognise hazards in the workplace which will able them to:

  • Evaluate the risks found in a risk assessment
  • Initiate the relevant control measures to prevent an accident
  • Competently conduct a risk assessment which complies with the relevant legislation
  • Produce a suitable method statement

Course Content

The Risk Assessment & Method Statement  course is delivered through classroom tutorials from the tutor. The course covers the following topics:

  • The legal requirements surrounding risk assessments and method statements, including the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Important definitions such as harm, risk, hazard and hazardous events
  • The risk assessment process (five-step approach)
  • Risk and hazards
  • Specification of risk controls
  • Accident prevention and precautions
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • Practical element

What is Required to Pass the Method Statement Course?

Delegate’s contribution will be assessed by the tutor throughout the course.

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