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.
    • Depending on your user account, please navigate to either of these Risk Register tiles in SARAH.

  • The OHS Risk Assessment Guide provides a summary on how to select the risk factors in SARAH.
  • OHS Classifications provides a summary of the classifications available in SARAH.
  • The Naming Guide has information on naming your risk assessments to assist searching for them.

Risk Management Program

The Risk Management Program provides staff and students with guidance on how to assess and manage OHS related risks through the:

There are also additional modules of the Risk Management Program for specific hazards:


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

Further documents:

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