Managing safety risk effectively is fundamental to the future viability of all organisations, and risk assessment is a key component. It is at the core, as we know from far too many industrial accidents what can tragically go wrong when organisations deviate from the path of effective risk management. There is a legal requirement to carry out risk assessments for businesses with 5 or more employees. If the assessments are carried out properly they can reduce fatalities, major and minor injuries, lost time incidents, near misses and save businesses both money and help to improve that particular businesses image.
To understand each of the key steps of a risk assessment, including how to identify risks, manage hazards and determine the likelihood of harm, so that you are confident in carrying out a risk assessment in your own premises.