Design Risk Assessment Training

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Organisation profile

LCE is a specialist safety engineering consultancy providing the full range of safety consultancy and training services to clients in all industrial and commercial sectors.

Training aim

To give experienced designers (architects/engineers/technicians) the tools necessary to ensure compliance with the legal requirements for carrying risk assessments as part of the design process.

Learning objectives

1) Know the roles and responsibilities of all involved in construction projects

2) Understand the legal requirements for risk assessment as part of the design process

3) Be able to carry out design risk assessment

4) Be able to apply the principles of prevention 

Course outline

Course outline - topics covered during course:

Legal Framework / Construction Regulations / Duty Holders / Duty of Designers / Risk Assessment / Principles of Prevention.

The training includes practical case studies to enable participants to be able to carry risk assessments of their designs and to produce documentation for the PSDP as required. 

Trainer's profile

Ita Leyden - B.E., M.Sc., Dip.Em, C.Eng M.IEI, C.MIOSH Managing Director.

Ita is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Safety Professional with over 25 years experience in safety, engineering and ergonomics.  Working in all areas of business, Ita has worked in construction and design as a client, designer, PSDP and PSCS over the past 20 years.

Ita is also a part time lecturer of Ergonomics in University College of Dublin.

Course duration

1 day

Assessment & certification

LCE Certificate in Design Risk Assessment

Who should attend

Experienced architects, architectural technicians, designers and anyone else that is involved in the design process.