Due to the cessation of face-to-face teaching on QMUL campuses, some changes have been made to the current provision. Check the Venue column for information. Sessions will either proceed online at their scheduled times or will be POSTPONED with further notice. Please check your email as you will likely have received notice, or contact your tutor for more information | Introduction of new booking system

Course Detail

HS017 - Off-site and Fieldwork Risk Assessment

This course will give delegates in an insight into potential risks when working off-site / conducting fieldwork and how to manage them following the risk assessment process.

Duration: 3 hours

Certification: Certification of attendance

Suitability: any staff or student involved in writing or reviewing risk assessments for fieldwork / off-site work.

Requalification / Refresher: It is recommended that refresher training is carried out every three years.


By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand what constitutes fieldwork
  • Be able to identify a range of hazards and how to control them
  • Be comfortable measuring risk and be appreciative of who may be at risk
  • Recognise the importance of planning and the need for review

Provided by: Health and Safety


Date: Thursday 23 April 2020

Venue: Queens E303 ME, Queens, Mile End

Time: 10:00 - 12:30


  • Miss M Vagg
Should you need to cancel your place on the course for any reason, please ensure that you do this via the CPD booking system. Please check the non-attendance policy and possible penalties for non-attendance at http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/

External organisations: This course is open to external organisations. Please note that our courses are geared towards QMUL arrangements and there is normally a fee chargeable. Please complete the training request form available here http://www.hsd.qmul.ac.uk/training/ and email it to hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk.

Further Information: If you require any further details please contact the Health & Safety Directorate at hs-helpdesk@qmul.ac.uk