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Risk Assessment Quad bike - 2nd July 2020

Hazards

Probable injury or Reason

Person at risk

Current control measures

Action required

Actioned by/date

Probability x severity = impact

Covid 19

Infection spread, risk of illness / death

Staff

Hygiene clean before use.

Review if changes to Welsh Government policy

 

 

1x5 =5

Moving machinery parts

Cuts/burns

Severe injury

Staff

Public

Staff only to operate quad

All staff briefed pre-season by Centre Manager

Feet/hands to be kept clear of any moving parts

No passengers

 

 

 

2x4=8

Moving vehicle, collision

Crush

Cuts

Severe injury

Staff

Public

Staff to be aware of surroundings and use appropriate speed

Staff to ensure all round visibility when maneuvering

 

 

 

2x4=8

Re-fueling

Fire

Burns

Environmental hazard

Staff

Public

Fire extinguisher on hand when refueling

No smoking

Spill kit

 

 

 

1x3=3

Overturning/falling off quad

Cuts, bruises, broken bones

Death

Staff

Staff all briefed on risks

Staff to exercise caution operating on steep gradient, esp. of slipway edges.

Safe speed for operation

 

 

 

1x5=5

Towing

Trapped fingers

Impact from towed boat

Broken bones

Staff

Public

Adequate marshalling

 

 

 

2x4=8

Swamping by seawater

Damage to quad and further hazards to user

Staff

Quad to be kept clear of water

 

 

 

2x2=4

Young driver

Crush, Cuts

Severe injury

Staff

Public

No member of staff / volunteer under 16.

 

 

2x4=8