Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 5 August 2020 at 09:29)
Chapter 2 Clause 10
10   Employer to assess risks
(1)  An employer must assess the risk of harm to the health or safety of the following persons arising from any hazard identified in accordance with this Chapter:
(a)  any employee of the employer, or
(b)  any other person legally at the employer’s place of work,
or both.
 Also see clauses 78, 168 and 207 which require employers to keep and maintain risk assessment reports in relation to confined spaces, record results of risk assessments in relation to hazardous substances and prepare written risk assessments in respect of electrical work on electrical installations.
(2), (3)    (Repealed)
Maximum penalty: Level 4.
 Other provisions of this Regulation (for example, in Chapters 4 and 5) impose more specific risk assessment requirements on particular persons such as controllers of places of work, designers and manufacturers of plant and so on.