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General Risk Assessment Warrington - Employee Specific May 2016

General Hazard & Risk Assessments affecting Team Members & Members of the public
Assessed by: Paul Lott Date of Assessment: 14/5/2016
Date of Next Review: 14/5/2017
 
Worst Case Outcome Likelihood given precautions in place Risk Rating Table
10 8 5 3 1 10 8 5 2 1 High 50-100 Medium 20-49 Low 1-19
Fatality Severe injury Lost time injury Minor injury No injury Certain / Imminent Very likely Likely Unlikely Remote

 

Risk Type, Task or Activity Hazards Identified Worst Case Outcome Current Control Measures in Place Likelihood Score Rating
Asbestos Danger from releasing asbestos fibres into the atmosphere through building / demolition work throughout the whole building.
Long term damage to health
Fatality (10) Building is constructed with Steel frames, aluminium and glass panels.
Dividing walls are made of breeze block.
A roof support column by the customer fire exit doors reaching up and over the top of the building is covered in a plasterboard type covering of unknown origin.
Apart from the lower reaches of the column, it is out of reach of the public.
No demolition or drilling of this board is allowed unless the contractors wear suitable protective clothing.  Any work to be done outside of general opening hours
Remote
(1)
10x1
(10)
Low
Dealing with Aggressive and Violent Customers Physical Injury / Stress Severe Injury
(8)
Electronic gate control used to prevent entry.
Zero tolerance notices.
Team Member training on How to deal with difficult or aggressive customers.
Remote
(1)
8x1
(8)
Low
C.O.S.H.H. Poisoning, skin irritation, eye damage caused by cleaning materials used at The Jungle Severe Injury
(8)
Team members are given full training on how to use all chemicals.
Team members have access to suitable PPE including eye protectors, gloves and aprons.
Up to date Material Safety Data Sheets and Emergency instructions are kept in office and kitchen
Remote
(1)
8x1
(8)
Low
Manual Handling heavy or awkward items Back injury through lifting heavy items or lifting in an incorrect manner.
Heaviest item 24 x 600ml drink bottle outers = 14.4kgs
Lost Time Injury
(5)
Team members are given manual handling training during probation period, which annual re-training.
Posters are displayed reminding team members of how to lift.
Remote
(1)
5x1
(5)
Low
Lone working Attack by strangers Fatality (10) Door is locked when penultimate team member leaves the building.
Internal and external CCTV can be viewed from the office.
Office door can be locked from inside.
Two telephone lines available inside office.
Building must not be entered when attending a burglar alarm call out.
Key holder must wait for police or colleague.
Remote
(1)
10x1
(10)
Low 
New and expectant mothers involved in all activities Tiredness/fatigue
Injury
Death of baby
Fatality (10) Individual assessments are completed as soon as a new pregnancy is notified by employee. Remote
(1)
10x1
(10)
Low
Noise in the workplace.  Working in a noisy environment. Hearing loss through continued exposure to loud noise Severe Injury
(8)
Noise levels vary from general chatter to loud screaming.  Team members monitor play equipment for a maximum of 1 hour at a time.
Party supervision lasts for approx ½ hour.
There is no loud machinery.
Remote
(1)
8x1
(8)
Low
PPE for use in handling chemicals or hot water for cleaning or food preparation Poisoning
Eye or skin damage
Damage to clothing
Severe Injury
(8)
Team members are given basic training at Induction and full training within probation period, with annual re-training Remote
(1)
8x1
(8)
Low
Safe use of Coffee Machine Explosion of hot water tank if not properly maintained and inspected.
Burns from incorrect use
Severe Injury
(8)
Water filter fitted to avoid lime scale build up.
Annual service contract with First Call catering
Independently inspected every 14 months in accordance with pressure vessel regulations.
PPE Training
Coffee machine training
Remote
(1)
8x1
(8)
Low
Security of Team Members and customers Violence
Threats
Child Abduction
Theft
Severe Injury
(8)
Zero tolerance to violence or threats.  Team Members are instructed to call police at first sign of trouble
Zero tolerance notices are posted.
CCTV in action in all parts of the building
All ground floor windows are covered by bars.
Front entrance and exit gate can only be opened electronically by Team Members.  Adults cannot pass reception unless they are customers with children or can verify why they are here.
Fire exit doors are connected to the burglar alarm system.
Team Members have key lockers which are located in the office which has a push button entry system.
Remote
(1)
8x1
(8)
Low
Display screen equipment for office work Back ache from poor posture
Eye Strain
Lost Time Injury
(5)
Display Screen Questionnaires completed.
Chair back support and height are adjustable.
Screen is wall mounted at eye level and is adjustable
Adequate lighting is provided
Remote
(1)
(5x1)
5
Low
Waste Control / Removal & Collection Fire from stored waste
Bacterial infection
Fatality (10) Waste bins are emptied and taken outside commercially contracted waste container which is placed at least 5m from the building to reduced risk of fire spreading.
This bin is emptied by contractor at least once a week
Remote
(1)
(10x1)
10
Low
Working at Height Falling from height
Incorrect equipment
Fatality (10) Daily play equipment checks alerts to any damage to play nets
Step ladders certified to BSEN131 available for use in reaching high objects such as light bulbs, high storage shelves.
Remote
(1)
(10x1)
10
Low
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