Risk Assesment

Seven facts about risk assessments

When you begin the process to completing your workplace health and safety plan, you have to start with pin-pointing the dangers in your workplace.

It's not about applying cut-and-paste safety procedures from the Internet to your business. You have to find out exactly what hazards and risks your employees face every day and then fix them.

To do this, you have to do a complete risk assessment. This takes time and effort, but it's one of the most important steps, so you must do it right. Here are seven facts about risk assessments that might just change your approach to health and safety

Seven little known facts about health and safety you must know

You know that your risk assessment is your first step in the health and safety process. You know you need to look for hazards. And you know you have to use precautionary measures to fix any risks you spot.

But did you know:

  1. You must make risk assessments a routine thing and do them at least every six months?
  2. There are four categories of precautionary measures you can use?
  3. There are seven workplace hazards you must look for during a risk assessment?
  4. You must use your risk assessment to check if you're complying with these eight laws?
  5. You must do a risk assessment in an office build too?
  6. You have to deal with risks you've spotted in an office, just as fast as would if it were on site?
  7. That SWB will answer all of your risk assessment questions?
With these seven facts about risk assessments, you'll be armed and ready to tackle any health and safety issues.

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