I’ve been told to prepare a risk assessment but I’ve no idea where to start.

If you are required to prepare risk assessments but are unsure of the procedure, training can be provided by the HS&E Department. In additon, it may be useful to look at the examples listed on the Risk Assessment pages of the HS&E website and closely follow the General Risk Assessment - Standard Practice.

It would also be useful to farmiliarise yourself with the summary document produced by the HSE: ‘INDG163 Five Steps to Risk Assessment