Risk Assessment and Method Statement (RAMS)

Date Format Fees  
17 Apr - 20 Apr, 2023 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
17 Apr - 20 Apr, 2023 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
15 Aug - 18 Aug, 2023 Classroom ₦250,000 Register
12 Dec - 15 Dec, 2023 Classroom ₦250,000 Register

Event Details

Upon completing this Risk Assessment and Method Statement (RAMS) Training Course successfully, participants will be able to:

  • Learn how to write effective RAMS and become familiar with its contents
  • Learn how to collate risk assessments and specific methods of work that stand out from competitors
  • Devise risk assessments and method statements that organisations can understand and follow easily
  • Understand your legal obligations in terms of health and safety RAMS
  • Learn and practice how to conduct and record a risk assessment
  • Recognise how to spot common errors when reviewing method statements
  • Take preventative and protective control measures to ensure optimum health and safety compliance



Background And Introduction to Risk

  • Site Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS)
    • History
    • Legal Requirements
    • Definitions
  • What is Risk?
    • Risk
    • Likelihood
  • Risks vs. Issues
  • What is a Risk Assessment?

The Importance Of Risk Assessment

  • Why is Risk Assessment Important?
  • The Aim of Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Prevention
  • Risk Score Calculator
  • Specific Task Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment Methods

  • Five steps to Risk Assessment
  • Types of Risk Assessment
  • Defining Practical and Realistic Control Measures
  • Qualitative vs. Quantitative Risk Assessment Methods

Method Statements

  • What is a Method Statement?
  • Difference between Risk Assessment and Method Statement
  • The requirements of a method statement
  • Method Statement Form
  • Defining Sequence of Works (Step by Step)
  • Standard vs. Task Specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Keeping Records
  • Permits to Work
  • What Are the Tasks Involved?
    • Hazards
    • Risks
  • How Will Hazards and Risks Be Controlled?

Reviewing and Approvals of RAMS

  • Effective Communication of RAMS policies
  • Implementation of Control Measures
  • Dynamic Risk Assessments
  • Reviewing and Updating RAMS
  • Approving RAMS


  • Safe Work Method Statement Example
  • The Role of H&S Managers and Coordinators in RAMS
  • Welfare, Personal Protection, and Emergency Procedures
  • The Consequences of Working without ‘RAMS’

Practice Risk Assessments and Method Statements

  • Prepare Risk Assessments
  • Prepare Safety Method Statements
  • Recognise Where HSE Enforced Action Would Be Taken
  • Discuss Futuristic Measures of Contro


  • All individuals whose responsibilities include meeting Health & Safety guidelines
  • Anyone responsible for writing, reviewing, or approving Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS)
  • Construction site engineers, project managers, supervisors, etc.
  • Trade and specialist contractors
  • Self-employed construction contractors
  • Clients of construction projects
  • Entrepreneurs and senior leadership



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:              17th – 20th Apr, 2023

2ND BATCH:             15th - 18th Aug, 2023

3RD BATCH:             12th - 15th Dec, 2023

  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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