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 EDUCATIONAL TOURS