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Questionnaire 'General Risk Assessment'

Question : Which regulations/ legislation introduced General Risk Assessments?
Answer(s) :
correct Occupiers Liability Act 1961
correct Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
correct General Risk Assessment Regulations 2002

Question : Which of the following are classed as places of work for the purposes of the regulations?
Answer(s) :
correct A staircase in a house converted into flats.
correct The gardens of a block of flats
correct A caretakers flat.

Question : Which of the following would you expect to be covered by a General Risk Assessment on a block of flats with site staff
Answer(s) :
correct Risks associated with communal installations such as lifts, water tanks, swimming pools etc.
correct The risk of a caretaker being attacked
correct The risk of the building being damaged by roof leaks

Question : How is "Risk" defined
Answer(s) :
correct The hazards that can be expected to cause injury unless reasonable precautions are taken
correct The likelihood of a particular hazard causing harm
correct The chances that a reasonable person would take in undertaking a particular task

Question : Who is liable if the recommendations of a General Risk Assessment on a block of flats are not acted upon?
Answer(s) :
correct Whoever carried out the Risk Assessment
correct The managing agent
correct The Landlord

Question : Under the regulations how often should GRAs be carried out?
Answer(s) :
correct Yearly
correct Five-yearly
correct As often as appropriate

Question : Whose safety should you consider when preparing a Risk Assessment?
Answer(s) :
correct Residents
correct Contractors
correct Trespassers

Question : How many employees does an employer need to have before there is an obligation to record the significant findings of a Risk Assessment in writing?
Answer(s) :
correct 1
correct 3
correct 5

Question : What is the primary reason for undertaking a General Risk Assessment?
Answer(s) :
correct To protect our clients from being sued by anyone having an accident in the common parts
correct To identify hazards and risks so that sensible precautions can be taken
correct To protect the Directors of Ringley from legal action.