Everything we do involves an element of risk, so we have to have plans in place to manage this, whilst we have ‘dynamically’ [in our own minds and discussions with others] assessed risks in the past this now needs to be documented for all activities. This includes regular meetings and HQ/venue use as well as for more adventurous activities.
The guidance via this link here will help you to ensure before, during an activity or event and reviewing afterwards so that your assessment continues to be valid and up to date as circumstances/changes may dictate.
The guidance also contains a 7 minutes video presentation language is “jargon free” and does a lot of “myth busting”.
Risk Assessments do not have to be complex, just a realistic assessment of the activity, written, used, reviewed, updated and most importantly acted upon. These are not just to go in a folder and forget.
Examples of Risk Assessments can be found here.
25/06/2023 – this page is under review and more resources or links may be added.