Why Carry Out Risk Assessments & Prepare a Safety Statement?

Why Carry Out Risk Assessments

Carrying out risk assessments, preparing and implementing a safety statement and keeping both up to date will not in themselves prevent accidents and ill health but they will play a crucial part in reducing their likelihood. The aim is to make sure that no one gets hurt or becomes ill. Accidents and ill health can … Read more

What is Risk Assessment & Safety Statement?

What is Risk Assessment and Safety Statement

What is Risk Assessment and Safety Statement WHAT IS A RISK ASSESSMENT? Section 19 of the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 requires that employers and those who control workplaces to any extent must: Identify the hazards in the workplaces under their control Assess the risks presented by these hazards In this context, … Read more

What are the Five Steps of Risk Assessment?

Five Steps of Risk Assessment

Five Steps of Risk Assessment A risk assessment is an important step in protecting your workers and your business, as well as complying with the law. It helps you focus on the risks that really matter in your workplace – the ones with the potential to cause real harm. In many instances, straightforward measures can … Read more

How to Do a Risk Assessment?

How to Do a Risk Assessment

How to do a Risk Assessment All hazards have the potential to cause different types and severities of harm, ranging from minor discomfort to a serious injury or death. For example, heavy liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders can cause muscle strain when they are handled manually. However, if the cylinder is damaged causing gas to … Read more