CBS Journey to the centre of the Earth

Public summary: 

Talk for CBS

Useful information
Kit List: 

Lego seismometer


Talk for CBS

Risk Assessment
Date risk assesment last checked: 
Wed, 05/02/2020
Risk assesment checked by: 
Date risk assesment double checked: 
Thu, 06/02/2020
Risk assesment double-checked by: 
Beatrix Huissoon
Risk Assessment: 
Hazard Risk Likelihood Severity Overall Mitigation Likelihood Severity Overall
Electric Shock from seismometer Pain, cardiac arrest 2 5 10 Don't get fitted with a pacemaker or hearing aids before CBS. Ensure nobody with any of these is allowed to touch the seismometer (remain in seats, presenters only). 1 5 5
Volunteers for seismometer/ slinky Tripping during walk to stage/whilst stamping 2 3 6 There will be parent in audience. Pick sensible looking child and encourage walking to stage. Remove any trip hazards from the path to the stage/the stage and call a first aider in the event of an accident. 1 2 2
Videos of big explosive volcanoes Psychological effects, trauma and fear. 2 1 2 Warn audience at start of talk, inform parents of the best way to leave should they need to take out a distressed child. 1 1 1
Taking photo of audience and projecting on screen Unwillingness to appear in photo/ concern about distribution 1 1 1 Warn participants entering talk and do not take photo if anyone is unwilling. 1 1 1

See also RA for Seismometer

This experiment contains mains electrical parts, see separate risk assessment.