In this video we are going to talk about risk assessments.
Most people need to do them and some people think that they are a bit of a pain. We’re going to simplify the process for you.
So it’s that time again, risk assessment time. There are five basic principles that you need to follow.
Firstly, decide on the hazard associated with the activity that you’re doing.
Secondly, decide the risk associated with that hazard and also who is at risk.
Thirdly, you need to put some control measures in place.
Fourth, you need to think about the likelihood of it happening with those control measures in place, and lastly, you need to think about the severity, so if it did happen how severe the accident would be.
So it really is a straightforward process. If you’ve got any questions or need any help, please pick up the phone. We’re always happy to help you.