Who is Responsible for Conducting Risk Assessments

It is the responsibility and duty of each Head of Function and their respective departmental managers to ensure risk assessments are conducted of the workplace and work activities for which they have ownership for.

Employees who are engaged in certain hazardous activities that could present the employee and his/her students with a high risk will be expected to conduct risk assessments of these activities to ensure they have sufficient controls in place to control the hazard to an acceptable risk level.