Helpful resources for completing a risk assessment

Risk assessments

If you’re freelance or self-employed, you may be asked to complete a risk assessment by a venue or producer. If you’re an employee, your employer would be responsible for completing the risk assessment.  

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Here you can find helpful resources for completing a risk assessment if you need to do so. If you are given a Risk Assessment form to complete and are unsure about it, raise questions with the person who issued it or contact Equity.

5 steps to risk assessment

A risk assessment is simply a careful examination of what, in your work, could cause harm to people, so that you can weigh up whether you have taken enough precautions or should do more to prevent harm.

Risk management is a step-by-step process for controlling health and safety risks caused by hazards in the workplace. There are five steps:

Step 1: Identify hazards

Step 2: Assess the risks

Step 3: Control the risks

Step 4: Record your findings

Step 5: Review the controls

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