Providing knowledge and skills in addressing and managing risks within a health Organisation. All staff who report and manage risks should attend. Risks are inherent in all organisations – implementing and managing control measures is pivotal to managing risk in order to prevent an incident taking place. By exploring drivers behind why risks happen we can understand how to mitigate and reduce the likelihood and severity of further risks and the occurrence of incidents. A risk can be viewed as a precursor to an incident. Prevention through the risk management process can be an effective mechanism for organisations to manage their risks. All staff have a duty to identify and escalate risk within an organisation. This masterclass will explore the key components of the risk management process that must be followed to reduce the likelihood and severity of the risk.