WHS Risk Assessment Template

Use this WHS Risk Assessment Template to identify potential hazards on the job site, then define control measures in compliance with Australia's WHS.

WHS Risk Assessment Template



General

1. Is the scope of work clearly defined?


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2. What are the start and finish dates specified?


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3. What Is the time frame for the project?


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WHS Risk Assessment

1. Do parking arrangements at the site cause incidents and injuries to any persons?


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2. Are any slips, trips, and falls impacting safe access and egress?


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3. Are there any other trades or activities that may impact work safety?


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4. Is there communication with other trades/workers in this area?


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5. Are there any amenities for the site? Does the use of amenities affect workers’ health due to poor maintenance?


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6. Is there a risk of injury due to fall zones and penetrations not being protected? (e.g., stair voids, roof areas, balconies)


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7. Can something fall and cause something to fall onto someone else?


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8. Is there a risk of workers or pedestrians being hit by moving plants and motor vehicles?


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9. Is there a risk of injury due to impaling hazards not appropriately protected in the work area? (e.g., star pickets, reo bars, stacked pallet stack)


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10. Is there a risk of injury due to open trenches or excavations?


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11. Is there a risk of workers coming in contact with overhead or underground services?


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12. Are there manual handling techniques used correctly?


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