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Note that these are not the only answers:
1. Identify the key stages of a workplace risk assessment
dentify the hazards
Decide who might be harmed and how
Evaluate the risks and decide on precaution
Record your findings and implement them
Review your assessment and update if necessary
2. Outline the meaning of `as low as reasonably practicable' - ALARP.
"ALARP" is short for "as low as reasonably practicable".
ALARP involves weighing risk against the trouble, time and money needed to control it. Thus, ALARP describes the level to which we expect to see workplace risks controlled.
ALARP allows us to set goals for duty-holders
It is a key part of the general duties of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
ALARP is about weighing the risk against the sacrifice needed to further reduce it
To spend £1m to prevent five staff suffering bruised knees is obviously grossly disproportionate.
To spend £1m to prevent a major explosion capable of killing 150 people is obviously proportionate