Risk Assessments & Project Plans

Examples of WRG risk assessments and project plans below.

Please note these are only to act as examples for volunteers intending to work on restoration projects. Full risk assessments and method statements must be done for each site you work on.

Example Risk Assessments

Driving WRG Vehicles

Rebuilding and repairing brick walls

Tree felling by hand

Use of non-powered hand tools

Working adjacent to water

Working with machinery

Small site Risk Assessment

Local Site Example Risk Assessment 1

Local Site Example Risk Assessment 2

Local Site Example Risk Assessment 3

WRG Risk Register 2008 - WRG Gough's Orchard Lock Restoration

WRG Method Statements

Gough's Orchard Lock - Dismantling Lock Structure

Gough's Orchard Lock  - Heritage Pointing

Gough's Orchard Lock - Reinstating brickwork

Gough's Orchard Lock - Reinstating coping stones

Gough's Orchard Lock - Landscaping

Example method statement - Small Camp

Example Safety Talk - Simple scrub clearance day

Example method statement - Scaffolding a Lock Chamber

WRG Example Project Plans

Destination Froghall - Example Project Plan for BW sites

Jubilee Junction - Example Project Plan for excavation on EA sites

Example Project Plan - Small camp working with Local Authority

Example Project Plan - Major Project

Example Project Plan - Weekend Dig as part of major project

Example Project Plan - Working on an active waterway

Example Restoration Plan - Major Project (Gough's Orchard Lock)

The following documents from the Health & Safety Executive explain the process of risk assessment and provide a template for use in drawing up risk assessment for any activity.

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 5 Steps to Risk Assessment

 Risk Assessment Template

Clicking this link allows you to save the document to your hard disk