Tinker Table

Setting Group / Location Created by Date created
Bumbles by the Park
All Wraparound Settings
Sigourney and Kerrie
26/07/2021

What are the hazards / risks?

Access to tools, disassembled electrical equipment and wooden parts

Who is at risk?

Everyone
  1. Injury caused by use of heavy/sharp tools
  2. Possibility of sharp debris coming away from electrical item causing injury to themselves or others in surrounding area
  3. Too many children in area around tinker table can cause risk
  4. Small parts that may be a potential choking hazard
  5. Any frayed or cut wires, could cause injury
  6. Debris on the floor can quickly become a hazard
  7. Children could injure themselves if they don’t carry the tools correctly
  8. Children could injure themselves on a tool if it is left unattended in another area
  1. Injury caused by use of heavy/sharp tools
  2. Possibility of sharp debris coming away from electrical item causing injury to themselves or others in surrounding area
  3. Too many children in area around tinker table can cause risk
  4. Small parts that may be a potential choking hazard
  5. Any frayed or cut wires, could cause injury
  6. Debris on the floor can quickly become a hazard
  7. Children could injure themselves if they don’t carry the tools correctly
  8. Children could injure themselves on a tool if it is left unattended in another area
  1. Provides children with opportunities to risk assess for themselves and to think about risk assessments and what hazards are
  2. Provides opportunity to develop their fine motor skills when taking items apart
  3. Children have opportunity to learn how electrical items work and and the components that put it together