Unit IG2: Risk assessment

You should aim to complete this section in 150 – 200 words.

TopicComments
Name of organisation* 
Site location* 
Number of workers 
General description of the organisation 
Description of the area to be included in the risk assessment 
Any other relevant information 

  * If you’re worried about confidentiality, you can invent a false name and location for your organisation but, all other information provided must be factual.  

You should aim to complete this section in 100 – 200 words.

Note: this section can be completed after you have competed your risk assessment. 

Outline how the risk assessment was carried out this should include: sources of information consulted;who you spoke to; andhow you identified:the hazards;what is already being done; and any additional controls/actions that may be required. 


Part 2: Risk Assessment

Organisation name:               

Date of assessment:                

Scope of risk assessment:    

Hazard category and hazardWho might be harmed and how?What are you already doing?What further controls/actions are required?Timescales for further actions to be completed (within …)Responsible person’s job title
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      


Part 3: Prioritise 3 actions with justification for the selection

Suggested word counts

Moral and financial arguments for all actions: 300 to 350 words

For EACH action:

Specific legal arguments: 100 to 150 words

Likelihood AND severity: 75 to 150 words

How effective the action is likely to be in controlling the risk: 100 to 150 words

Moral and financial arguments for ALL actions

Moral, general legal and financial arguments 

Justification for action 1

Action 
Specific legal arguments 
Consideration of likelihood AND severity 
How effective the action is likely to be in controlling the risk.  This should include: 

Justification for action 2

Action 
Specific legal arguments 
Consideration of likelihood AND severity 
How effective the action is likely to be in controlling the risk.  This should include: 

Justification for action 3

Action 
Specific legal arguments 
Consideration of likelihood AND severity 
How effective the action is likely to be in controlling the risk.  This should include: the intended impact of the action;justification for the timescale that you indicated in your risk assessment; andwhether you think the action will fully control the risk.  

Part 4: Review, communicate and check

Suggested word counts for each section:

  • Planned review date or period and reasoning for this: 50 – 100 words
  • How the risk assessment findings will be communicated and who needs to know the information: 100 – 150 words
  • Follow up on the risk assessment: 100 – 150 words.
Planned review date/period with   reasoning 
How the risk assessment findings will be communicated AND who you need to tell 
How you will follow up on the risk assessment to check that the actions have been carried out 
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