COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Date of Assessment01/10/21Version1.0
ActivityCOVID-19 Risk Assessment
Details of activity 
Induction / Role Required 
Form completed byChris Nash 
  • This risk assessment is intended to provide guidance on the risk associated with the above equipment and activities in normal use.
  • Please also check general risk assessments for the area within which this equipment or activity is based.
  • Any discrepancies, errors or concerns should be raised with the document authors, area specialists (e.g. admins, superusers) or trustees.

Understanding Risk Rating

Risk RatingAction
LOWEnsure current control measures are in place and continue with activity
MEDControl measures may be adequate, co-supervision is recommended
HIGHDo not undertake activity without further consultation with area specialists

Risk Assessment

Identify HazardsWho may be harmed and howSeverityControl MeasuresLikelihoodRisk Rating
Something with the potential to cause harmUsers, bystanders or particular at risk groupsLow / Medium / HighWhat is in place to reduce the harm or likelihood.Low / Medium / High
Members enter the premises with COVID 19 symptomsAll users of SoMakeItHIGH  If a member, or any person in their household, is displaying symptoms of COVID 19 they must not attend. If a member receives a positive test from either a Lateral Flow Device (LFD) or a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test, they must not attend for at least 10 days after their test result.   If a member uses the premises and within 3 days shows symptoms of COVID 19 or receives a positive test result, they must inform the Trustees.LOW      MED      
Poor hygiene increases the likelihood of infectionAll users of SoMakeItHIGHMembers to clean their hands more thoroughly and more often than usual whilst attending.   Members to wash their hands or use hand sanitiser upon entry and exit.      LOW    MED      
Poor respiratory hygiene increases the likelihood of infection HIGHMembers must adhere to the catch it, bin it, kill it advice for coughs and sneezes. Effort must be taken to ventilate the area as much as possible.  LOW            MED                
Poor cleaning routines means that COVID-19 could be present on a range of surfaces HIGHMembers must clean all areas they have used with the products provided before leaving the premises   Members must make a considerable effort to keep all surfaces clean at all times.  Members must ensure that all items are cleared from flat surfaces so that cleaning can be thorough and effectiveLOW      MED