RISK ASSESSMENT STATEMENT
FOR EDUCATION ACTIVITY ‘Baby Stages’
Description of Activity: A warm interior room of minimum clear floor space dimensions of 4m by 4m is given over to an activity led guided by a professional trained DNA educator. Children under 2, with their parents and carers are led through a series of activities exploring creative engagement and creative response between adult and young child.
|Hazard||Potential Harm||To Whom||Control measures||likelihood||severity||Risk Rating||Further potential controls|
Falls, bumps, bruises
|Physical injury, emotional distress||All participants, but in particular the very young||Careful handling of children, fabrics and objects, monitoring of potential trip hazards and sharp edges in room.||3||2||15||5 – 10 minute assessment of hazards in space and moving, covering or lagging potential hazards|
Infection, and other health risks
|Illness||All participants, but in particular the very young||Children to be supervised||2||3||6||
Antiseptic cloths quickly wiping hard surfaces before commencement of activity.
A health visitor to be part of the activity.
NO OTHER PERCEIVED HAZARDS
Signed Rachel Riggs