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1 VETERINARY DEPARTMENT GENERAL RISK ASSESSMENT Name of Person/s Undertaking Assessment: Matt Rendle Senior Clinical Veterinary Nurse Date Department / Area (including description of what is being assessed): Conducted: 05/06/15 London Zoo Veterinary Department (F) Frequency (S) Severity Hazard Rating Estimated Risk (R) Risk Ratin g Level of Risk TIME SCALES Risk Rating Action Timetable 1 = Zero to Very 1 = No Injury or Illness 0-5 MINOR RISK 1 Low LOW 2 = Very unlikely 2 = Minor Injury / ies or Illness 5-11 ACCEPTABLE 2 2 Action within 1 year. x = RISK 3 = Unlikely 3 = Lost Time Injury or Illness MODERATE 3 3 Action within 3 months. RISK MEDIUM 4 = Likely 4 = Over 3 Day Injury or Illness SIGNIFICANT 4 4 Action within 1 month. RISK 5 = Very likely 5 = Major Injury or Illness HIGH RISK 5 5 Action within 1 week EXTREME RISK 6 HIGH 6 Immediate action. 6 = Almost certain 6 = Fatality, Disabling Injury / Illness etc 1 Acceptable risk / no further action required. Hazard under Review (description of risks associated task/object etc.) Who may be Harmed i.e. Staff, Volunteers, Students, Others Involved Existing Controls (what you are already doing) Assessed Level of Risk F x S = R High Medium or Low Further Action Required (what else has to be done) Action By Whom Action by When? Done FALLING OBJECTS Equipment/ Drugs on shelves Only smaller/light items are kept on high shelves Steps/ladders available to access Low (2) Manual handling and ladder training must be provided by HR.

2 FIRE/FLAMMABLE MATERIALS A. General electrics All equipment PAT tested by electricians as required. All faulty or damaged equipment should not be used and reported for repair Low (2) Require more fire drills to practice procedure Heat lamps used are secured and have mesh placed between them and animal/bedding Wiring is protected from animals to avoid chewing and damage. Fire Doors kept shut at all times and locked at night. Established Fire Protocol and Fire alarm connected to main security system Fire extinguishers at key sites

3 OXYGEN CYLINDERS Equipment under pressure Only cylinders in use to be kept in the operating theatre, all others to be stored outside, secured within the cylinder storage cage. All locations where cylinders are kept to carry the appropriate cylinder door sign for the benefit of the Fire Brigade Low (2) Use trolleys to move cylinders Make sure cylinders are secured so that they cannot slip or fall. Use trolleys to move cylinders Use only the correct fittings, regulators and valves, check they are fitted correctly and not leaking. Cylinders must not be stored in direct sunlight, near heating equipment HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES A. Drugs including etorphine, ketamine, MS222 B. Gaseous Anesthetics SEE SEPARATE RISK ASSESSMENT Only qualified staff to handle Moderate (3) Appropriate protective clothing; masks, goggles, gloves Established etorphine use protocol and emergency procedure COSHH assessments circulated and on file where necessary

4 SLIPPING/ TRIPPING Any spillage/excretia cleaned immediately Low (2) Floors mopped after food preparation All electrical leads kept out of public thoroughfares or taped with marker tape to the floor MANUAL HANDLING General All staff attend manual handling training course during induction Low (2) Manual handling courses must be provided by HR. Appropriate protective clothing used and available Heavy items should be lifted with the assistance of other members of staff. Non-ZSL staff are supervised by trained staff and provide instruction of safety issues. Assistance should be requested if an item is beyond personal capability. Equipment such as wheelbarrows, trollies and stretchers are available and should be used for heavy loads. DRIVING ZOO VEHICLES Only qualified and licensed staff registered to drive vehicles Low (1) Maintenance staff ensure vehicles have a valid MOT and are serviced regularly

5 CENTRIFUGES Only authorised staff should use this equipment Low (2) Ensure that the machine is in correct operating condition. Balance the contents carefully. Use the correct tubes and spin at the correct speed according to the instructions. Use only capped tubes. Never stop the centrifuge by hand. AUTOCLAVES Equipment under pressure Any contamination of centrifuge with blood should be cleaned immediately Only authorised staff should use the equipment. Ensure that sufficient volume of water has been added before heating commences Ensure that the lid and seal are intact and secure before using. Do not attempt to open an autoclave which is under pressure. The autoclave must be serviced on a regular basis Low (5) ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Centrifuges, clippers, scanner, scopes, drills, hot plates, kettles, blender etc. All PAT tested annually by qualified electrician Only trained staff authorised to use equipment according to manufacturers instructions Low (2)

6 USE OF KNIVES, BLADES Scapel blades should be removed using forceps Low (2) First aid box available in department. Knives should be kept sharp. ANIMALS Includes bites, scratches, attack by venomous species Only trained staff authorised to handle animals Suitable protective clothing provided, including leather gloves, nets, goggles and masks Low (2) Reptile House have control over venomous accident procedure and ensuring antivenom stock is in date. If unapproachable, animals are darted with sedative or anaesthetic before handling Venomous snakes/lizards are handled with the assistance of two trained reptile staff. Antivenom protocol is established. Use of crush cages where able to avoid sedation for treatment

7 ZOONOSES SEE SEPARATE RISK ASSESSMENTS AND POLICY Low (2) Disinfectants used New Arrivals isolated/quarantined. Please see separate protocols Screening of arrivals and sick animals for bacteriology and parasitology All animals handled using gloves and if appropriate masks and goggles, e.g. primates. Primates barrier-nursed until cleared for hepatitis, herpes and TB. Foot dips used to reduce cross-infection and masks, gloves, gowns where zoonoses are potentially present. X-RAY RADIATION Nurses, vets, student vets, inexperienced staff, pregnant staff Radiation guidelines established for site Radiation monitored with staff badges Low (2) No contact if pregnant Regular x-ray machine servicing and PAT testing by qualified engineer Only one staff member taking x-ray stays in area behind lead screen. All others must leave the room. No pregnant staff allowed within 3 metres of the x-ray generator when in use

8 DARTING Nurses, vets, student vets Only trained staff authorised for darting Low (1) When darting, area is cleared of members of the public Darting preferably done before the zoo opens or inside enclosure. Darts must be pressurised away from the public with safety guard over the needle The rifle must never be charged before the dart is ready. The dart must never be pressurised or placed in the rifle before being ready to dart. LONE WORKER Nurses and occasionally vets SEE SOP. Minimal weekend and bank holiday staffing. Duty nurse carries a radio and dect phone at all times Low (2) Nurse reports to main gate on arrival and is contacted every two hours by security. Nurse radio has an alarm setting to alert security and other staff in the event of an accident. Signatory Authorisation of Risk Assessment (i.e. those involved in its undertaking) Print Name: Job Title: Signature: Date: Print Name: Job Title: Signature: Date:

9 Print Name: Job Title: Signature: Date: Print Name: Job Title: Signature: Date: Distribution List: {names of person who you feel copies of this assessment should be sent to} Review of Risk Assessment (undertaken at least on a min of per annum or when Environment(s), Task(s), or Individual(s) change. Date of Review: Does Risk Assessment Still Apply: Review Undertaken By Print Name(s): Signature(s): Job Title: Comments (i.e. if changes are being made to assessment, if new assessment is being undertaken etc.): Yes No

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