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Use these generic risk assessment templates to help you create your own. We include an example from the HSE, a local authority and a university.

Health and Safety Executive template

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a generic risk assessment template that can be adapted for use in any workplace.

You can download the template under 'resources' on the right hand side of this page

The HSE also has examples of completed risk assessments for different workplaces.

There's no example for a school, but you may find elements of the other examples useful.

Local authority template

Northumberland County Council has a generic risk assessment template on its website.

You can download the template from the link above, under the heading 'risk assessments'.

It's the document called 'risk assessment form (blank template)'. 

University template

The University of Birmingham has a number of risk assessments you can use, including templates for: 

  • Offices (generic template) 
  • Workshops 
  • Laboratories 

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