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Activity & area being assessed:

Assessor: Naomi Atkin

Minibus driving for society/student events

Risk Rating Risk Level

Action required: Yes/No

Risk Rating

Further Control Measures Required: Yes/No

Severity

Review date: 16.10.12

Likelihood

Number

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

Signature: Existing Control Measures

Date: 16.10.11

1

Inexperienced drivers

Collisions/ accidents caused by poor drivingdriver, passengers and other road users.

3

4

12

M

All drivers undertake assessment with No member of UMSU staff who is appropriately trained. Seatbelts should always be worn. Drivers must follow the Highway Code and driving laws at all times. Drivers must be over 21 and have at least 2 years driving experience. Drivers must show their driving licence every year at the Activities Office to ensure they have not committed an offence that makes it inappropriate or illegal for them to drive the bus.

2

Mechanical faults

Accidents caused by failure of mechanical parts in minibus. Driver and passengers stranded by vehicle breakdown. Drivers, passengers, other road users.

2

4

8

M

Vehicles are kept maintained and accidents of mechanicals issues should be reported ASAP on return to UMSU. Any issues raised are dealt with promptly prior to buses being used again. All vehicles have AA cover, and details of how to make use of this are available in the minibus packs.

Date action required by:

Date action completed:

No

Risk Rating:: Likelihood x Severity

High: Immediate Action (15-25)

Likelihood:

1- Highly unlikely

2- Unlikely

3- Likely (Even chance )

4- Highly likely

5- Almost certain

Medium: Further Control measures & Re-assess (4-12)

Severity:

1- Minor

2- Slight (First Aid)

3 Moderate (Medical treatment)

4- High (Serious injury/ RIDDOR)

5- High (Major Injury/ Fatality)

Low: Monitor & Review (1-3)


Activity & area being assessed:

Assessor: Naomi Atkin

Minibus driving for society/student events

Risk Rating

Action required: Yes/No

3

Drunk/rowdy passengers causing distraction to driver

Accident from loss of concentrationcollision with another vehicle or other object.

3

4

12

M

Committee members and responsible members of the group must manage behaviour and ensure that those in the back of the bus are respectful of the drivers need to concentrate. Large amounts of alcohol should not be consumed on the bus. If the driver is unable to concentrate they should stop the vehicle in a safe place and not continue until the behaviour of the passengers is appropriate. The driver should never be over the legal drink-drive limit.

No

4

Theft of minibus or contents within it

Driver and 2 passengers stranded due to loss of bus.

2

4

M

Driver/responsible person is responsible for ensuring the bus is locked and secure when leaving it. Usual precautions should be taken- no valuables left in sight, etc.

No

Other road users/ pedestrians

Driver, passengers, members of the public- accident caused by behaviour of other drivers or pedestrians

4

8

M

Driver must be concentrating on driving at all times- see points on drunken behaviour and tiredness. Details of insurance are kept in bus if needed.

No

5

Likelihood

Risk Level

Further Control Measures Required: Yes/No

Risk Rating

Review date: 16.10.12

Severity

Number

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

Signature: Existing Control Measures

Date: 16.10.11

2

Risk Rating:: Likelihood x Severity

Date action required by:

Date action completed:

High: Immediate Action (15-25)

Likelihood:

1- Highly unlikely

2- Unlikely

3- Likely (Even chance )

4- Highly likely

5- Almost certain

Medium: Further Control measures & Re-assess (4-12)

Severity:

1- Minor

2- Slight (First Aid)

3 Moderate (Medical treatment)

4- High (Serious injury/ RIDDOR)

5- High (Major Injury/ Fatality)

Low: Monitor & Review (1-3)


Activity & area being assessed:

Assessor: Naomi Atkin

Minibus driving for society/student events

Risk Level

Tired drivers losing concentration/ falling asleepcausing accidents. Driver, passengers, other roads users.

Risk Rating

Driving long distances/ overnight

Severity

6

Risk Rating Likelihood

Number

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

Signature: Existing Control Measures

3

4

12

M

Driver must stop and take a break if they are becoming tired. Long distances should be shared by more than one driver where possible. Drivers should ensure they get a good nights sleep and limit their alcohol intake the night before to ensure they are fit to drive.

Date: 16.10.11

Review date: 16.10.12

Further Control Measures Required: Yes/No

Action required: Yes/No

Date action required by:

Date action completed:

No

Risk Rating:: Likelihood x Severity

High: Immediate Action (15-25)

Likelihood:

1- Highly unlikely

2- Unlikely

3- Likely (Even chance )

4- Highly likely

5- Almost certain

Medium: Further Control measures & Re-assess (4-12)

Severity:

1- Minor

2- Slight (First Aid)

3 Moderate (Medical treatment)

4- High (Serious injury/ RIDDOR)

5- High (Major Injury/ Fatality)

Low: Monitor & Review (1-3)

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