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Hazard

Anything that may cause harm, such as chemicals, electricity, working from ladders, an open drawer etc

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Risk

The probability, high or low, that somebody could be harmed

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Risk assessment

An important step in protecting people + businesses, as well as complying with the law. it helps you focus on the risks that really matter in the workplace - the ones with the potential to cause harm

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Identify the hazard

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Decide who might be harmed + how

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Evaluate the risk

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Control the risk

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Record your findings + implement any changes

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Review your risk assessment