Workshop: Signing off on risk assessments

A workshop to help academic leaders and line managers become proficient at signing off risk assessments.

Key content

By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Understand what makes a good risk assessment·      
  • Know what to look for in a risk assessment
  • Know what questions to ask the assessor·      
  • Understand the implications of signing-off a risk assessment


Academic leaders/line managers


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. Please see our cancellation policy for details.

To enrol

  1. To view course availability, visit Career Tools.
  2. In the search box in the top righthand corner enter the course title. 
  3. 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