Risk Assessment

5 Steps of Risk

5 Steps of Risk Assessment

  1. Identify the Hazards
  2. Decide who might be harmed and how
  3. Evaluate the risks and decide on precautions
  4. Record your significant findings
  5. Review your assessment and update if necessary


Accurately identify potential hazards in the workplace or sport/event.


If employees are at risk of being injured, find possible ways on how to control the risk.


Balancing the level of risk against the measures needed to control the real risk in terms of money, time or trouble.


Keep any record of the hazards, how people might be harmed, and what you have to control the risks.


Analyze and update any findings you have come across in your risk assessment.