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					                                     UCD RISK ASSESSMENT – UCDA16
                                        TRAVEL WITHIN IRELAND


                                                      Introduction
University employees may on occasion be required to engage in travel associated with their work duties within
Ireland. Travel may expose a person to risks associated with the type of travel undertaken. Travel may be
undertaken by car, bus, train, plane, bicycle, etc.

                                                 Persons At Risk
All persons undertaking work related travel are at risk or injury dependent on the type of travel undertaken.
 Date Of Assessment                 15/05/2009                Completed By                 UCD Safety Office
                                Probability Rating           Outcome Rating                   Risk Rating
   Risk Assessment
                                        Likely                   Harmful                     Moderate Risk
                                     Measures Required To Reduce Risk
1. If using a vehicle for work related travel refer to the UCDA9 Driving / Use Of Vehicles Risk Assessment.
2. If using public transport for travel within Ireland then the safety provisions required by that transport type must
    be adhered to, e.g. railway, bus, plane, etc.
3. If using taxis for travel then they should be sourced where possible from a reputable company whose contact
    details are known.
4. If using a bicycle for work related travel then it should be kept in good working order and the rules of the road
    must be adhered to, especially those requiring cyclists to remain visible to other road users at all times.
    Cyclists are strongly encouraged to wear cycle helmets.
5. Air travel of any type on non commercial aircraft by University staff must be notified to the University Safety
    Office in advance for insurance reasons (insurance@ucd.ie).
    Residual risk
                                Probability Rating           Outcome Rating                   Risk Rating
  (when all control
 measures have been
                                      Unlikely                   Harmful                    Acceptable Risk
    implemented)
    Residual risk
                                                                        Yes
     acceptable
                              Rev. 0 Issued 01/08/2007
   Revision History
                              Rev. 1 Issued 15/05/2009 - No significant changes made




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