School of GeoSciences

Risk Assessment Forms

The following links may be used to access risk assessment forms in the format used as standard throughout the School. Once you have completed your forms, please email them to the Safety Manager for review.


Overseas Travel and Fieldwork:


General Risk Assessment of High Risk Areas:


General Risk Assessment of Low Risk Areas:



  • Form HS1 for activities involving hazardous substances (complex activities or high-hazard materials).
  • Form HS2 for activities using only proprietary purchased materials and substances.
  • See also Guidance Notes for Forms HS1 and HS2.
  • Form BA1 for all biological work. The form is prefaced by Guidance Notes.


Lone and Out of Hours Working:


Display Screen Equipment:


Manual Handling Operations: