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Risk Assessment Quad bike April 2017

Hazards

Probable injury or Reason

Person at risk

Current control measures

Action required

Actioned by/date

Probability x severity = impact

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

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

Refuelling

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

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