Health and Safety Assessment

H&S  Risk Assessment for Guided Walks   of Birmingham   2017   Severity   1 Minor   2 Medium   3 Severe   4  Critical   Likelihood   1 Very Unlikely   2 Occasional   3 Likely   4 Will Occur     1 - 4   5 - 9   10 - 16   Low   Medium   High     Assessment undertaken by:     Jonathan Berg,  22 June 2017   Checked by:         Barbara Berg,  22 nd   June 2017   Update Required by:     1 July  2018     Ref   Risk   Severity   Likelihood   Risk  Score   Additional Action to Control Risk   Residual  Risk   2016 - 01   Slips, trips and  falls   3   3   9   Full route assessed for hazards .   Advice on  slippery surfaces and  increased vigilance when wet.   Assess high risk participants such as  young, old and pushchairs.   Check route for uneven surfaces and  other trip hazards  –   note  in   logbook for  future   tours .   4   2016 - 02   Participant illness  during walk.   3   3   9   Review participants at start of walk for  ability to complete tour   including  elderly, pregnant or disabled.   Advis e   participants   to inform guide if any  health  issues at   start or  en - route .   Guide training includes what to happen  in event of minor and major i ncident.   4   2016 - 03   Crossing roads  -   collision   4   1   4   Plan route s o crossing roads are   minimised. Appropriate a dvic e  on not  crossing as one group.   2   2016 - 04   Cyclists on  pavement   -   collision   2   3   6   Tour guide watches out and advises if  appropriate.   4   2016 - 05   Poor Weather  –   too hot, cold or  wet   2   4   8   Ensure appropriate dress for prevailing  conditions.    2   2016 - 06   Lost participants   2   3   6   Badge up participants. Headcount taken  at start   and end and  attempt to  not e   any that leave tour en   route .   4