P4 - Plan a Risk Assessment for a Selected Administrative Work Environment.

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P4
I will plan a risk assessment for a selected administrative work environment.
Risk assessment is used in protecting workers and organisations like Tesco, to help them comply with the law of the state. It helps business owners to focus on the risks that really matter in the workplace; with ones that could cause potential harm. It is important to manage risks to ensure the most valuable asset is protected.
Format
There is no specific format in which a risk assessment has to be done in a workplace because it depends on the organisation itself. Most businesses use generic risk assessment that is applicable to all risks. They might use ones for specific risks, such as fire management, or they might use one–off risk assessments.
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They make sure the cleaning products are stored in a safe decent environment, in order to protect other employees from harm.
The office block was built before the year 2000.The landlord had surveyed the building for the presence of asbestos and has shared the findings of this survey with all of the tenants.
Asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) were found but were in good condition and in places where they were not likely to be damaged, worked on or disturbed, so it was decided to leave them in place that they were.
The office block is locked from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am Monday to Friday and at weekends, although 24 hour/7 days a week security cover is provided.
Although this example of risk assessment is for an office-based business, it may equally be applied to any business that has office-based functions within it premises.
How was the risk assessment done?
The manager followed the guidance in five steps to risk assessment.
1. To identify the hazards, the manager:
Looked at HSE’s office health and safety web pages, including the Office wise leaflet (www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg173.pdf) to learn where hazards can occur, and at the disability and risk assessment web pages; walked around the office health and safety web pages, including the office wise leaflet (www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg173.pdf) to learn where hazards can occur, and at the disability and risk assessment web pages; Walked around the office,

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