Hazard: A drunk and disorderly attendee.
Question 1: What do you think is the likelihood of this hazard occurring?
Considerations: We’re not going to provide alcohol at the festival, but there are always a few who think it’s a good idea to sneak alcohol in, right? There will be someone checking bags at the front, so it won’t be easy, but I guess some could slip through.
Likelihood of hazard:
a) Very likely;
c) Very unlikely.
Question 2: How severe do you think the consequences would be if this hazard occurred?
Considerations: It’d be annoying for other attendees and staff, and might involve having to remove people from the festival or providing drunk attendees with water and a place to sit.
Severity of hazard consequences:
a) Negligible (minor discomfort or inconvenience);
b) Low (on-site first aid required);
c) Severe (fatality or permanent disability).
a) Negligible (minor discomfort or inconvenience).
Question 3: What risk rating should this hazard be given?