Step 4. Record your findings and implement them. Step 5. Review your assessment and update if necessary. Source: indgpdf. structure with responsibilities pdf. 3 – Risk assessments Email: [email protected] Telephone: Planning 5 Steps to Risk Assessments pdf.

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The corroded pipe is shown in Fig. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. They have a duty to demonstrate that they have taken action to ensure all risk is reduced SFAIRP and must have documentary evidence, for example a risk assessment or safety case, to prove that they manage the risks their activities create.

This was a multi-agency group to provide advice on public event safety. The reason for placing the responsibility with the organisation creating the risk is that it is impossible for HSE to be expert in the operation of every technology and workplace, especially at the rate of technology development. The case studies illustrate some of the common failing in undertaking risk assessments. The legal responsibilities of employers are summarised in Fig. All three parties, the Designer, the Contract Company and the Public Park Authority, had legal responsibility for the health and safety of the staff who would operate the structure and the public who would visit the park.

The risk assessment steps allow the generation of a list of risks but for many people it can beg the question ‘where should I focus, what are the biggest risks? Once the pipes had been installed, no system was put in place to reassess the safety of the pipes as time elapsed. The group did not have the structural engineering expertise to cover the stability of the structure and did not require evidence from the Designer or the Contract Company that the appropriate load calculations had been undertaken and verified, and that the structure would be appropriately secured to ensure stability.

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This is illustrated in Fig. In the great majority of cases, HSE can make this judgement by referring to existing ‘industry good practice’ that has been established by a process of discussion with in dustry stakeholders to hss a consensus about what is ‘SFAIRP’. Festival of Fireworks Prosecution. The investigation identified that fuel leaked out of a coupling during the in-flight refuelling.


The Nimrod Review report. In addition, review of the risk assessment records indicated that corrosion of this pipe, and the subsequent hazards she from any corrosion, had not been identified.

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Open in a separate window. Dreamspace was a large inflatable structure inside which members of the public could walk around to experience a dream-like world of light and sound.

Received Jul 30; Accepted Sep 5. These are outlined in Fig. The Health and safety at Work etc. The latter will bring a ‘fresh pair of eyes’ and often sees risks that those very familiar with the area being assessed overlook due to their over familiarity.

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Subsequent maintenance records showed evidence of fuel leaks that had happened before but these were not acted upon. Once Team C have finished the product it is ready for packaging and shipment by Team D. Please review our privacy policy. Carrying out a risk assessment to attempt to justify a decision indy163 has already been made. The Contract Company did not require the Designer to supply a suitable specification containing the loading calculations to inform the location of the tethers.

However, the focus of the group’s risk assessment was event management in terms of crowd management, people hsee through the structure etc. The structure lifted up to a near vertical position, ‘like a sail’, as shown in Fig.

HSL undertook a Review of Risk Assessment Practice in ukk 12 ] and identified these and further common failings that are listed below:. The focus of the paper is three recent major UK incidents, all involving fatalities, and all of which were wholly avoidable if risks had been properly assessed and managed.

In addition, only 22 tethers were located after the incident.

Dreamspace, Ondg1632 Fatalities, 27 Injured Dreamspace was a large inflatable structure inside which members of the public could walk around to experience a tov world of light and sound. For example; had the structure been designed to withstand wind conditions? Prior to the UK had spent the preceding years generating a large number of Health and Safety laws focused on individual industries, and even individual regions of the country.


Team B, once they have completed initial fabrication pass to Team C for finishing. Employ ers with five or more employees need to record the signifi she findings of the risk assessment.

Investigation of the historical context indicated that the pipes were installed correctly and to the appropriate standard of the time the pipes were installed in HSL undertook an investigation and determined that the cause of the explosion was due to an underground pipe carrying Liquid Petroleum Gas LPG which had corroded.

The risk assessment team should be multi-disciplinary including, for example, those who work in the area being assessed, a manager, a health and safety specialist and a person who is not closely associated with yov work area.

How bad could it be? Recognising that different laws for different industries was con fusing and complex, the UK Government set up a com hae inled by Lord Robens, to recommend a way forward. Five Steps to Risk Assessment. This article will introduce the risk assessment in the UK and analyze some cases of occupational accident with the risk as sessment model.

HSL undertook an investigation and determined that the structure was tethered by 22 ropes and pegs distributed around the perimeter of the structure.

In addition, when undertaking the Risk Assessments, the team must remember the responsibilities:. How the risk is managed is to be determined by those who create the risk. The Designer’s risk assessment stated that 40 tethers would be required for the structure distributed around the perimeter but only 22 were used by the Contract Company.

These laws, covering work inrg163 such as factories, offices, railway premises etc. There are no short cuts.