General Risk Assessment
A risk assessment is a systematic examination of a task, job or process that you carry out at work for the purpose of:.
- Identifying the significant hazards that are present (a hazard is something that as the potential to cause harm or ill health)
- Deciding if what you have already done reduces the risk of someone being harmed to an acceptable level, and if not;
- Deciding what further control measures you must take to reduce the risk to an acceptable level.