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Dated : 20th September 2023 Rev E
SHARPES of NOTTINGHAM
RISK ASSESSMENT WORKSHEET No 115
Area of Activity: On the Road Date: January 2018
Completed by: Passenger Safety 15 – as affected by the Journey Review Date: September 2024 or earlier if necessary
Persons at Risk All Passengers Completed by: JP Crook, Consultant with the assistance of Sharpes Team
Hazard
Description
Current
Controls
Risk Rating on
current controls
Further remedial work required
to improve Risk
Action
By
Completion
Date
Risk Rating on
enhanced controls
P S RR P S RR
Passenger Injury
Breakdown • Recorded vehicle servicing by competent persons.
• Recorded inspection by driver before accepting vehicle
• Daily recorded inspection before use by driver
• Defect reporting system & action by manager
• Experienced drivers
• Drivers have mobile phones to call for help
• Written procedure and drivers pack issued
2 3 6 Independent inspection of each vehicle
for safety with written report at least
annually. Managers to action as
appropriate and record
1 3 3
Collision • Experienced drivers
• Seat belts fitted and passengers asked to use them
• Drivers have mobile phones to call for help
• Written procedure and drivers pack issued
• Speed and driving is monitored by managers
• Discipline system for unsafe driving
3 4 12 Monitor location and movement with
tracking system. Include automatic
alarm via internet to office and
selected mobile phones out of hours
2 4 8
Slip, Trip, Fall,
Falling baggage
• Gangways kept clear inside vehicles
• Baggage in hold under seats; small bags only inside
• Passengers asked to report spills; driver to stop when
safe & clean up with spill kit provided
• Vehicle cleaned at depot after each day
4 3 12 Daily pre-use inspection sheet to
include cleanliness of interior,
including toilets, fluid levels, etc
3 3 9
Disagreement • Drivers trained to defuse tensions and calm
passengers and DBS checked
• Drivers to report all incidents immediately before and
after action taken
• Written procedure and drivers trained
3 4 12 Any passenger who creates a problem
and will not behave should be left at
the next safe place, eg service station.
Managers to respond urgently if follow
up report is not received
2 4 8
Probability Rating (P) with Guide Severity Rating (S) with Guide Risk Rating (RR) = Probability x Severity
= Improbable (hardly if ever) 1 = First Aid Injury 1 - 6 Low, Acceptable risk. Any remedial measures helpful rather than essential.
= Remote (< annually) 2 = Minor injury (say 3 days off work) 8 Normal risk. Implementation of additional practical remedial measures identified is strongly
= Possible (annually) 3 = Major injury advised where this would result in a reduction of risk.
= Probable (monthly) 4 = Permanent incapacity or death 9 - 16 High risk. Implementation of additional practical remedial measures is urgent and essential.
= Likely (weekly) 20 Unacceptable risk. Termination of activity is recommended pending full review.
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