See below image for the Risk assessment process guide diagram. With the risk assessment process, users take a look at their organizations to: Identify processes and situations that may cause harm, particularly to people. Determine how likely it is that each hazard will occur and how severe the consequences would be.
The first step to start risk assessment for any activity or situation or process is to identify the health and safety hazards that are associated with that activity. At this stage the significance of the hazard is not considered only we need to find out whether this hazard exists or not specific to that activity.
This “Guide to Risk Assessment and Response” provides users with a practical tool with instructions, examples and formats for preparing risk assessments and for preparing and reporting management response plans (MRPs). Emily J. Stebbins-Wheelock and Al Turgeon