Workshop: Risk assessment for field activities

A workshop to assist staff in understanding how to undertake a successful risk assessment for field activities.

Key content

  • Define key terms: Field activities, staff and student roles and actions
  • Understand the University Standard i.e. planning, approval, operation and review
  • Explain the five steps of risk assessment
  • Understand the importance of good preparation


Members of staff and postgraduate students involved in the risk assessment process for field activities.


A member of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing team.

EVOLVE capabilities

Customer Service, Professional Skills, Delivering Results, Decision Making, Planning and Organising, Stakeholder Service

Leadership framework dimension

Setting Direction, Enabling People, Achieving Results

Course number





A cancellation fee may apply. For more details, please see our cancellation policy.

To enrol

  1. To view course availability, visit Career Tools.
  2. Find the session you would like to attend and click on the request button to register.

Note: If you are a UniServices or other affiliated staff member and cannot access Career Tools, please email Specify the event you wish to enrol in, providing your full name, ID number and the event code.

Document Control
Version: 1.0
Last Updated: Dec 2019
Next Review: Dec 2022
Approver: Associate Director, Health Safety & Wellbeing