Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, there is a requirement placed on employers of more than five persons to conduct a written health and safety risk assessment of all their significant hazards. These assessments must be reviewed whenever there are changes or something occurs that leads the employer to believe it may no longer be valid.
A risk assessment is a careful examination of what harm might come to people, and a means by which you evaluate if the controls that are in place are adequate, or if there needs to be more done to prevent harm.
We can carry out risk assessments for your business that:
Identify the hazard in the workplace
Identify the people at risk from the hazard
Evaluate the risk-taking account of the likelihood of an event and the potential severity should an event occur, and the effectiveness of the existing controls that are identified as being in place
Make suggestions on additional controls that may reduce the likelihood or severity
Record the findings
Review on a predetermined basis, and update as required
We also can critically examine risk in your business in areas such as:
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