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General Visit Risk Assessment

General Visit Risk Assessment

Description of Hazard

Possible Risk of Hazard

Controls

Probability

Additional measures Required

Stairs between floors of Museum

  • Risk of tripping, slipping, falling
  • Children should be supervised and told to be sensible on stairs. Children remain under control of teacher and accompanying helpers at all times.
  • Low
  • First Aid Kit kept at museum.
  • Trained first aiders amongst museum staff.

Use of Interactives

  • Risk of injury when using interactives in galleries
  • Pupils should follow instructions for using interactives.
  • Pupil should use interactives in small groups under supervision of adult.
  • Children remain under control of teacher and accompanying helpers at all times.
  • Low
  • First Aid Kit kept at museum.
  • Trained first aiders amongst museum staff.

Toilets

  • Pupils share facilities with the general public
  • Pupils should not go to toilets without an accompanying adult from the school group.
  • Low
  • If museum staff see children going to toilets on their own they should
  • send them back to their school group to get an adult to accompany them.

Getting trapped in lift

  • Risk of getting stuck in the lift
  • Children should not
  • use the lift unless accompanying an adult and another child who has to use the life e.g. in a wheelchair.
  • Low
  • If museum staff see children near to lifts without an adult accompanying them they should send them back to their group.

 

 

 

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