COVID-19 Risk Assessment for CPD Sessions

Below is our risk assessment for COVID-19 for our CPD sessions. The courses can be carried out in school, with staff socially distancing, or remotely. If you have any further queries or requirements, do get in touch with us via the Contacts Page.

COVID-19 RISK ASSESSMENT FOR CPD SESSIONS

Date: 01/09/20

Reference Number: GEN CPD COVID-19

Subject of assessment: GENERAL CPD COVID-19

Person or persons at risk: Delegates and CPD providers

Assessment carried out by: Adrian Bowden

Conclusions: Providing all measures that are reasonably practicable are taken, as listed in this assessment, the risk of transmission should be very low.

Date for review: January 2021

Potential Hazard: Use of electrical equipment, including laptop, pen drive, plugged in dataloggers

Level of Risk: Low

Probability and Type of Risk: Low probability. Virus present on surfaces of appliances. Risk of transmission of virus. 

Control Measures: (What actions can be done to reduce the risks?)

  • Surfaces of appliances cleaned with alcohol wipes before use
  • Table-tops sanitised before positioning appliances

Person responsible: Adrian Bowden

New level of risk (if all actions taken): Very low

Potential Hazard: Use of general equipment

Level of Risk: Low

Probability and Type of Risk: Low probability. Virus present on surfaces of equipment. Risk of transmission of virus.

Control Measures: (What actions can be done to reduce the risks?)

  • Equipment used is general household items and can readily be replaced or substituted e.g. paper clips; laminated cards; straws; fabrics; plastic jugs; bags; boxes; spoons; beakers; coins; fridge and fridge magnets
  • All equipment can be cleaned with anti-viral cleanser before and after use
  • Table-tops sanitised before positioning equipment

Person Responsible: Adrian Bowden

New level of risk (if all actions taken): Very low

Potential Hazard: Use of glass equipment

  • magnifying glasses

Level of Risk: Low

Probability and Type of Risk: Low probability. Virus present on surfaces of equipment. Risk of transmission of virus. 

Control Measures (What actions can be done to reduce the risks?)

  • All equipment cleaned with anti-viral cleanser before and after use

Person Responsible: Adrian Bowden

New level of risk (if all actions taken): Very low

Potential Hazard: Use of chemicals (generally available household chemicals)

  • bicarbonate of soda
  • cream of tartar
  • water

Level of Risk: Low

Probability and type of risk: Low probability. Virus present on surfaces of containers. Risk of transmission of virus.

Control Measures (What actions can be done to reduce the risks?)

  • All containers cleaned with anti-viral cleanser before and after use

Person responsible: Adrian Bowden

New level of risk (if all actions taken): Very low