Risk Management and Safe Work Instructions

Risk Assessments

It is essential that staff and students are not injured while working or studying at Monash University. All activities that will involve considerable risk to health and safety must be assessed using a risk assessment. Additionally, actions must be taken to reduce the risk.

Risk assessments must be be completed in SARAH using the WHS Risk Register module.

Centrally Managed Risk Assessments

These are developed by Monash OH&S for common activities as deemed appropriate and approved by the Manager, OH&S.  A list of these can be found at the following link.

How to conduct a Risk Assessment


The OHS risk management procedure defines the requirements for risk management at Monash University.

Guidance Material

Additional guidelines for specific hazards are outlined below:

Further documents