Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment and the 5 stages

Risk Assessment are carried out in a standard 5 stages. The HSE has a simple process to follow on risk assessing called the 5 steps of a risk assessment. We have put links in the student download area so you can find out more information. This process is standard with risk assessing and it works in […]

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Risk assessment

Assessing Risks – High and Low risks

Risk assessment are completed so that you can identify possible causes of harm, the likelihood of that harm actually occurring given the safeguards already in place and any further safeguarding measures needed to reduce that likelihood still further before an accident occurs. A hazard is anything with the potential to cause harm e.g. a knife in […]

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What is a hazard

A hazard is anything with the potential to cause harm like a cutting machine. The potential severity of harm from the machine could be a minor cut needing a plaster if you knock into it or a serious cut or amputation if you get a hand caught in it. Some examples of hazards and the […]

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