# EUROPEAN PIPE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday 24Th June 2017

EUROPEAN PIPE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday 24th June 2017

### RISK ASSESSMENT FORM AND GUIDELINES:

Please complete the Risk Assessment Formbelow using BOTH:

-i) the guidelines shown below, and

-ii) any specific guidelines that you are aware are particularly applicable to your own business and activity. Note that various guidelines are available on the Website to assist you.

You should consider what risk there is

-for those setting up your stand,

-for those who are working on your stand, and

-for the general public during the Event.

Even if in your opinion there is, in respect of a particular hazard or situation no risk please nevertheless fill in that section stating WHY you consider there is no such risk and return the form to FEL.

Add new cells if you identify more Hazards than the standard number of cells in the table in this Form allows.

Please fill in the columns dealing with Probability and Severity to help FEL (and you) to evaluate the risks posed by each of the Hazards.

Probability / Severity
Veryunlikely / 1 / Veryminorinjuries / 1
Unlikely / 2 / Minorinjuries / 2
Possible / 3 / Injuries / 3
Likely / 4 / Majorinjuries / 4
VeryLikely / 5 / Verymajorinjuries/death / 5
Severity 
………………..
Probability / Minor Injury- few effected / Minor Injury -many effected / Injuries / Major Injury - few effected / Major Injury - many effected
Very Unlikely / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Unlikely / 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 10
Possible / 3 / 6 / 9 / 12 / 15
Likely / 4 / 8 / 12 / 16 / 20
Very Likely / 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25

Please use these numerical categories to make your evaluation of Probability and Severity:

To achieve a matrix like this -->

GUIDELINES

HAZARD / WHO MIGHT BE HARMED / WHAT EXISTING CONTROLS DO YOU HAVE? / WHAT MORE MAY BE REQUIRED TO CONTROL THE RISK?
Look out for hazards that you could reasonably expect to result in significant harm under the conditions of your working environment and stand.
EXAMPLES OVERLEAF / There is no need to list individuals by name – but you must think about groups of people doing similar work, activities, or who may be affected by the Hazard that you have identified.
EXAMPLES OVERLEAF / For those Hazards that you have already identified and which you already control in some way, please list, for each Hazard, the measures that you already apply (and will apply at this Event).
What makes the hazard less risky?
What makes the controls effective?
EXAMPLES OVERLEAF / For the hazards listed, do the precautions already taken control the risk satisfactorily, or is there some further measure that you need to take?
-Avoid
-Control
-Protect all
-Improve the effectiveness of the existing controls
EXAMPLES OVERLEAF
Slipping / Tripping Hazards
Moving Parts of Machinery
Working at Height
Vehicles
Electricity
Dust (e.g. from grinding)
Fumes (e.g. generators)
Manual Handling
Noise
Livestock on Stand
Electrical
Food poisoning and contamination
Burns and scalds
Electrocution
Explosion
Towing, vehicular risks / Staff and General Public
Other Stallholders
##### Pay particular attention to –
People with disabilities
Inexperienced Staff
Lone or unsupervised wr unsupervised eum Gas (LPG)
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Young people /
• Training
• Testing of equipment
• Correct clothing
• Correct storage
• Written Guidelines
• Continuous monitoring
/
• Meet the standards set by a legal requirement?
• Comply with recognized industry standards?
• Represent good practice?
• Reduce risk as far as reasonably practicable?

#### Have you provided –

• Adequate information, instruction or training?
Where the risk is not adequately controlled, indicate what more you need to do (your ‘action list’) and what, if anything, you need from FEL to achieve this.
Fire Hazard
Fire should be addressed as a separate series of Hazards:
e.g. combustible materials (rubbish, flammable substances, LPG etc) and ignition sources such as
electrical installations, naked flames, gas leaks, waste storage /
##### As Above
/
• Fire risk assessment
• Staff training
• Testing of equipment and machinery
/
• Means of Escape.
• Fire detection and alarms.
• Fire-fighting equipment and fire evacuation plan.
• Fire retardant fabrics and materials

### (Please complete using BLOCK CAPITALS)

Stallholder Name:
Responsible Person on the day of the Event:
Date of Risk Assessment:
Stallholder’s Assessor’s Name, position, and Signature:
HAZARD / PERSONS AT RISK / PROBABILITY
………………….
SEVERITY
mm / EXISTING CONTROLS TO MINIMISE RISK / FURTHER CONTROLS REQUIRED…
DESCRIPTION / Who might be harmed? / 1-5 / What makes the Hazard less risky?
What makes these controls effective? / Stallholder recommends / FEL requires
###### FIRE ASSESSMENT
HAZARD / PERSONS AT RISK
Who might be harmed? / PROBABILITY
1 –> 5 / SEVERITY
1 -> 5 / EXISTING CONTROLS TO MINIMISE RISK
What makes the hazard less risky?
What makes these controls effective? / FURTHER CONTROLS
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) on stand?
Yes / No / Cylinder Size