20 December

End of Year Quiz: Planning to go catch a fish?

Understanding Risk Assessment

Join us for a bit of fun (and practice your risk assessment skills at the same time) with this Winter-time risk assessment challenge!

Study the photograph! Our retro-friend (pictured) is hungry and plans to catch himself a fish for his dinner. Follow the 5-step risk assessment protocol and see how your results compare with ours. Note down your ideas then jump into our web site (not into the ice hole) for comparison with our answers. No prizes to be won!

5 Step Risk Assessment protocol

Step 1: Identify the hazards
Step 2: Decide who might be harmed and how
Step 3: Evaluate the risks and decide on precautions
Step 4: Record your findings and consider implementation
Step 5: Review your assessment and update if necessary

Compare your answers with ours below.

Risk Table 4_Final


Enjoy your festivities, whatever they may be!


I hope you found that our end of year festive quiz made you think about hazard and risk and even try a semi-quantified form of risk assessment.

Best Wishes from the Stonehouse Process Safety Team

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