H&S Risk Assessment for Guided Walks of Birmingham  Updated March  2020 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 Ref.   Risk   Severity   Likelihood   Risk Score   Additional   actions 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 and old and  pushchairs.   4   2016 - 02   Participant illness   3   3   9   Review at start of walk . Check for any health issues at  start of tour. Training in what to do if someone  becomes ill on tour to guides.   4   2016 - 03   Crossing roads  -   collision   4   1   4   Plan route to have minimal roads to cross. Advice at  start of tour on crossing roads as an individual not a  ‘ walking tour snake ’ .   2   2016 - 04   Cyclists on pavement   or  towpath.   3   3   9   Tour guide looks out for potential issues and warns  group.   4   2016 - 05   Poo r weather  –   too  hot,  cold, wet, icy, snowy,  windy   3   4   12   Give prior warning on appropriate clothing.   Alter tour  route and content to ensure weather issues are  overcome as far as they can be.   In ex treme conditions  cancel tou r.   4   2016 - 06   Lost participants   2   4   8   Guide to count group at start and ensure all know to  inform guide if they are finishing early.   4   2019 - 01   Uneven tow - path on  tours using the canal to  Jewellery Quarter   2   4   8   Ensure that the H&S at start of tour mentions uneven  surfaces. Reinforce if required on slippery surfaces.   4   2019 - 02   Accosted on street   2   4   8   Guide takes responsibility f or people approaching the  tour group. T o ur  group asked not to interact with street  dwellers and others that may approach.   4   2020 - 01   Toilet breaks   1   5   5   Guide and assistant aware of places that we   can use for  a toilet break   3   2020 - 02   Potential spread of  Corona virus    (COVID - 19)   between tour  participants   3   2   6   Risk assessment b ased on cu rrent  prevalence  levels in  population   as of   9 th   March   2020 . During a pandemic  stage  need to mod ify tour to ensure mitigation.  Produce separate operating procedure for tour  guides  4 Coronavirus H&S assessment for Positively Birmingham Walking Tours 9th March 2019
Coronavirus H&S Assessment 9th March 2020
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