Risk Assessment for Department Managers 7 Nov 2018

Risk Management is a major and vital activity for all management in the hospitality industry. Hazards and Risks within the business must be assessed at departmental level if they are to be accurate and suitable for purpose. This requires Departmental Management to have competence in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment. In addition they need to be able to communicate this information and train the rest of their departmental team.

HSQC have developed a one day coaching programme which can also be delivered on the hotel/restaurant premises. Highly focussed to the day to day running of the business the programme provides detail on legal obligations, definitions, implementation and critical recording of information. This course is a must for all in the hospitality management team. Further details from Richard Hannay. [email protected]


The aim of this one day course is to provide delegates with information and practical instruction on risk assessments and risk management.


No previous qualifications are necessary. However a management level awareness and understanding of the management role at departmental level would beneficial.

Knowledge of the area where risks are to be assessed is advantageous.

Course Duration

1 day.10.00AM – 4.00PM

Maximum Number

12 persons.

Training Aids

Lecture notes, audio visual presentation, demonstrations and practical exercises.


Practical sessions and break out exercises will be undertaken.


On successful completion of the course candidates will receive an HSQC certificate of achievement.


On completion of the course, delegates will have an understanding of:

  •  Legislative requirements
  •  Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  •  The Management of Health and Safety at Work 1999
  •  Definitions
  •  The principles of risk assessment
  •  Benefits of risk assessment
  •  Perception of risk
  •  5 Steps to risk assessments (HSE Model)

There are many ways that companies can evaluate risk; client company procedures can be incorporated into the objectives of this course. It is essential that the company provides HSQC with this information prior to the start of the course.


Definitions of Risk Assessment

Benefit of Risk Assessment

5 steps to Risk Assessment

The Principles of Risk Assessment

  •  What is a hazard?
  •  Identifying who may be harmed
  •  Evaluating the risk
  •  Recording and communicating findings
  •  Reviewing

Case Study Exercise

To enroll on this course please complete the online application form. Our team will be in contact with you shortly