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Date of Assessment

Name of Assessor

Prepared on behalf of

24 August 2003

Rebecca Landman

The Bourne Stream Partnership

Yellow Fish Risk Assessment

Activity

Hazard

Risk Rating

What/Who (at risk)

Control

Training

Emergency

Remaining Risk

Frequency of Control/Review

Collection of Youth Volunteers from school

Illness/ Non-attendance

Medium

The Project & other volunteers

Give contact No. to volunteers prior to activity

n/a

Abandon project

None

Beginning of each session

Collection of

Youth Volunteers from school

Poor conduct of Youth Volunteer(s)

Low-Medium

The Project & other volunteers

Return offender(s) to school

Youth volunteers - Rules of expected conduct & sanctions if breached

Phone school

None

Beginning of each session

Crossing the Road

Collision with vehicles

Medium-High

Young volunteers

(i) Wear high-visibility clothing

(ii) Cross road with an adult

Youth volunteers - Rules of expected conduct & sanctions if breached

(i) Call 999

(ii) First Aid

None

Constantly

Setting out cones/signs

Collision with vehicles

Medium-

High

Young volunteers

(i) Wear high-visibility clothing

(ii) Adult supervision

Youth volunteers - Rules of expected conduct & sanctions if breached

(i) Call 999

(ii) First Aid

None

Constantly

Delivery of flyers to homes

Falling/ tripping/other injury

Medium-High

Young Volunteers

Adult supervisor to monitor

Youth volunteers Safety rules explained

(i) First Aid

(ii) Call 999

None.

Constantly

Spray painting

Over-spray onto roads

Low

Highway

Deep sided boxes to reduce risk

Spray-painting technique demonstrated

Wipe up any over-spray

None

During spray painting

Spray painting

Over-spray onto cars

Medium-High

Cars on highway (criminal damage)

(i) Deep sided boxes to reduce risk

(ii) No spraying near parked cars

Assess situation do not spray next to parked cars

Wipe up any excess from cars

None

During spray painting

Spray painting

Paint getting onto members of public

Low

General public

Coning off area

Demonstrate safe conduct

Swap name & address for any recompense

None

During spray painting

Spray painting

 

Over-spray onto clothes/hands/

shoes

Medium

Volunteers

Gloves and old overshirts

Rules of expected conduct explained

Change gloves, wipe shoes

None

During spray painting

Spray painting

 

Inhalation of paint

High

Volunteers

Provide goggles & masks

Show technique and explain safety rules

Assess and take to hospital for treatment if severe

Cause the activity to cease

During spray painting

Spray painting

 

Rain/inclement weather

High

The Project & the volunteers

Into the minibus for shelter

Inform parties

 

Provide refreshment, consider abandoning project

Slipping on wet surfaces

Constantly


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