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Risk Assessment Form for Low Risk Travel

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By submitting this form I agree to the following:

  • I (the ‘assessor’) will follow the safety advice and guidance of the host organisation.
  • I have read the University of Cambridge Travel Insurance Policy and am aware of all exclusions (including higher risk leisure activities)
  • I will follow the guidance of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
  • I am aware that certain types of accommodation (e.g. Airbnb) should not be used as per University and Departmental advice.
  • My itinerary and contact number has been posted with a Departmental contact (e.g. Supervisor, local Administrator).
  • I will avoid lone working and travelling alone as far as possible.
  • I will not travel if adverse weather, natural disaster or civil disturbance is indicated.
  • I will report any safety concerns to the host organisation and/or to CUED management.
  • I will follow ergonomic guidelines regarding use of laptops and other computers as far as practicable.
  • I understand that further risk assessment is required for higher hazard activities e.g. laboratory work, visits to developing countries, work in communities etc.

Safety Office Contact Details



Inglis Building

Main Site

Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ


Gary Steele

Department Safety Officer

Tel: 01223 (3)32740


Steve Wickens

Department Safety Coordinator

Tel: 01223 (7)61455


Matt Greenhalgh

Department Fire Officer

Tel: 01223 (3)32765