Risk Assessment

A risk assessment is a process that to used to assess the risks associated with a hazard.

As risk assessment should:

  • identify factors that may be contributing to the risk.
  • review health and safety information that is reasonably available from an authoritative source and is relevant to the particular hazard.
  • evaluate the likelyhood of an injury occurring and the likely severity of an injury or illness that may occur.
  • identify the actions necessary to eliminate or control he risk.
  • identify records that it is necessary to keep to ensure that risks are eliminated or controlled.

Related Pages


  1. NSW Risk Assessment Code of Practice
  2. Google Search
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