The HSE perspective with National statistics to set the scene, the three main reasons for Managing health and safety explained, The Risk Assessment Process explained in detail delegate risk assessment exercises.
Where risk assessments are needed
Assessment duties are carried out on a regular basis to spot hidden dangers and hazards and then to access how to minimize the danger or hazards.
We have listed below the most common subjects that can give rise to an assessment duty and risk management.
- For General risks
(Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations)
- Exposure to substances may cause damage to health
(Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations)
- Workstations VDUs
(Health and Safety – Display Screen Equipment Regulations)
- Hazardous lifting / carrying tasks
(Manual Handling Operations Regulations)
- Noisy environments which could cause damage to hearing
(Noise at Work Regulations)
- Fire safety
Fire risk assessment area can be raising the alarm, safe evacuation area, fire safety equipment and signage.
- The area of work that need personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Presence, type and location of asbestos
Where we can help!
We can arrange for a qualified safety representative to train your employers regarding risk assessments on your behalf this can be part of your company risk management.