Is this task a simple, one person task?
A Take 5 isn't suitable as your risk assessment. You must complete a JSA.
Is there a work instruction or SOP for this task / activity?
Is this task free of any immediate hazards to others nearby?
Am I trained to do this task?
Are you 'FIT FOR WORK'?
Have I communicated with other work groups any hazards that may affect them or me?
Are there hazards are around me "here and now"?
- Working at Heights
- Vehicle Interaction
- Hazardous Chemicals
- Slips or Trips
- Manual Handling
- Hot surfaces
- Falling Objects
- Pinch Points
- Toxic Contaminants
- Atmospheric Hazards
- Ergonomic Issues
- High ambient temperature
List all control measures you need to put in place to manage the hazards you identified.
Do I have all the permits required for this task?
Do I have the correct tools & equipment?
Is the equipment isolated and I applied my personal isolation locks & tags (if required)