Risk ColourRisk ratingRisk levelIdentifierAction required
GREEN0-4LowControl measures in place or risk of harm is insignificantLong term action with routine review
AMBER5-12MediumLikelihood of major harm if control measures not implementedAction is needed in the medium term
RED15-25HighSignificant probability of major harmUrgent action needed. Escalate to line manager, patient's GP and senior manager.