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Activity & area being assessed:

Assessor: Naomi Atkin

Date: 20.09.11

Review date: 20.09.12

Further Control Measures Required: Yes/No

Action required: Yes/No

Equipment well maintained and PAT tested. Equipment stored in appropriate environment.

Equipment must be used as designed, kept dry, cables kept tidy and out of walkways.

No

See separate fire risk assessment

See separate fire risk assessment

All speakers vetted before event. Security and first aiders in place should a speaker be deemed controversial. Mechanisms in place to ban a speaker should their appearance at the event be deemed totally detrimental.

Possible change 2011/12 to allow for more exec

Meeting in UMSU Meeting rooms

Risk Rating

Risk Level

Electrocution, burns, trips on wires

Severity

Electrical Equipment

Risk Rating Likelihood

Number

Identified Hazard Hazard : How harm can occur and Who could be harmed:

Signature: Existing Control Measures

2

4

8

M

Employees, Contractors, Visitors, public

Fire

Burns, smoke inhalation, injuries sustained during evacuation

Date action required by:

Date action completed:

Employees, Contractors, Visitors, public

Protest arising from controversial visiting speaker

Crushing, violence, panic/anxiety attack,

2

3

6

M

Employees,

Yes

Risk Rating:: Likelihood x Severity

12/2011

High: Immediate Action

Likelihood:

1- Highly unlikely

2- Unlikely

3- Likely (Even chance )

4- Highly likely

5- Almost certain

Medium: Further Control measures & Re-assess

Severity:

1- Minor

2- Slight (First Aid)

3 Moderate (Medical treatment)

4- High (Serious injury/ RIDDOR)

5- High (Major Injury/ Fatality)

Low: Monitor & Review


Activity & area being assessed:

Assessor: Naomi Atkin

Meeting in UMSU Meeting rooms

Risk Rating Risk Level

Risk Rating

Severity

Likelihood

Number

Identified Hazard Hazard : How harm can occur and Who could be harmed:

Signature: Existing Control Measures

Visitors, public

Excessive alcohol consumption

Reckless behaviour and/or impaired judgement leading to injuries to the individual or those around them

Back pain, muscle strains, dropping heavy items on feet/hands

Review date: 20.09.12

Further Control Measures Required: Yes/No

Action required: Yes/No

Date action required by:

Yes

10/2011

Date action completed:

members to vet a speaker to give a broader perspective prior to the event

3

2

6

M

6

M

All alcohol must be purchased from UMSU, not brought in from outside. Excessive purchasing not permitted, staff made aware if alcohol is being consumed in room.

Alcohol policy to be agreed and signed by all societies ongoing, to increase awareness

Tables should be carried by two people. Awkward or heavy items should be carried by two or more people. Manual handling should be undertaken by staff members who have undergone sufficient appropriate training.

No

Visitors, public

Manual handlingfurniture, etc

Date: 20.09.11

2

3

Risk Rating:: Likelihood x Severity

High: Immediate Action

Likelihood:

1- Highly unlikely

2- Unlikely

3- Likely (Even chance )

4- Highly likely

5- Almost certain

Medium: Further Control measures & Re-assess

Severity:

1- Minor

2- Slight (First Aid)

3 Moderate (Medical treatment)

4- High (Serious injury/ RIDDOR)

5- High (Major Injury/ Fatality)

Low: Monitor & Review


UMSU Meeting Rooms RA