RISK ASSESSMENT - Riffle shooting
Open areas, fields
Risk involved - Use of small bore air riffles
Hazards arising from risk - risk of being shot.
Effects of hazard - Pellet wounds, loss of sight, in severe cases death.
Risk management - pre session instruction from qualified / experienced person, danger areas marked out, signed and pointed out to group, check of equipment and safety equipment worn throughout the session. Constant vigilance by instructor with regard to the shooting perimeter, viewing area and general public.