Western Sydney University Risk Assessment Process involves:
- Identifying risks to achieve objectives
- Analysing and evaluating risks, including their likelihood and potential impacts
The following documents are developed to help you conduct risk assessment.
For risk identification:
- Risk Assessment Approach at a Glance (PDF, 425.3 KB)(opens in a new window) - Provides a snapshot of the overall risk assessment process.
- Risk Assessment Worksheet (illustration example) (PDF, 113.22 KB) (opens in a new window) - A sample worksheet to illustrate the assessment process and risk contents of the assessment results.
- Risk Assessment Checklist (DOC, 93.5 KB) (opens in a new window) - Provides a suggested set of risk sources to facilitate risk identification.
- Risk Category List (PDF, 52.76 KB) (opens in a new window) - A set of risks grouped to enable people to classify and thus articulate risks during discussion.
For risk assessment:
- Risk Assessment Scales (PDF, 55.83 KB)(opens in a new window) - Provides a uniform rating scale for assessing/measuring the importance of risks.
- Risk Assessment Worksheet (XLS, 92 KB)(opens in a new window) (this worksheet is an official template to help you conduct the risk assessment) A worksheet for facilitating the assessment process and capturing/recording risk assessment results - please use it for your risk assessment exercise.
For risk evaluation:
- Risk Rating Matrix (PDF, 29Kb) (opens in a new window) - For prioritising risks identified so treatment can be developed accordingly.
- Risk Profile (illustration example) (PDF, 120.43 KB) (opens in a new window) - A high level summary of risk exposure that the University is/will be confronting at a particular point of time.
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