Risk Assessment Form Location: Studio/outdoors Risk rating
(High, Med, Low)
1. Looking through the lens while light intensity is high.(Health hazard)
Make sure not to look directly into the light through the lens use the side digital viewer if available.
2. Make sure people around donâ€™t trip over the tri-pod. (Health hazard)
Make sure people are aware of the tri-pod and the camera.
3. Make sure there is no drinking near the camera as it can cause electrocution.(fire hazard)
No drinks allowed because it is a fire hazard due to it being an electrical appliance, so consider telling people to bring sports bottles.
4. Make sure I have full mobility while recording.(health hazard)
Make sure I am not restricted while recording just in case I trip and harm myself and others around.
5. Make sure there are no wires lying about just in case people trip over.(health hazard, fire hazard)
Make sure the wires are taped down to the floor limiting risk factors as it can harm people around.
Make sure to double check if the equipment is secure by getting the camera crew to run through some safety checks.
Make sure the tri-pod is safe to use because it may cause cuts if not working correctly,
Make sure the camera is covered if rain does occur with an umbrella or special rain cover.
Ensure the tri-pod is on level ground just in case it falls and breaks camera.
6. Falling camera of tri-pod. (Health hazard)
7. Broken equipment. (Health hazard, fire hazard)
8. Camera damage from rain. (Health hazard, fire hazard)
9. Unstable tri-pod could fall. (Health hazard, fire hazard)
10. Camera overheating. (Health hazard, fire hazard)
Make sure the camera is off when not needed and put away.
Published on Jun 6, 2013