Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Using the ThinkSafe steps Key point: A hazard is anything that could hurt you or someone else. Students on work experience must be given information and instruction and must follow agreed procedures to ensure their safety.
Step 4: Make a record of the findings. You should be able to read it. Employers have a duty to assess the health and safety risks faced by their workers.
The risk assessment is a working document. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.