Controlling Risks

Controlling Risks In The Workplace

As part of managing the health and safety of your business you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you need to think about what might cause harm to people and decide whether you are taking reasonable steps to prevent that harm. This is known as risk assessment and it is something you are required by law to carry out. If you have fewer than five employees you don’t have to write anything down.

A risk assessment is not about creating huge amounts of paperwork , but rather about identifying sensible measures to control the risks in your workplace. You are probably already taking steps to protect your employees, but your risk assessment will help you decide whether you have covered all you need to.

What’s the worst that could happen?
If you own or are responsible for a commercial premises and you fail to manage it correctly you could expose individuals to harm resulting in a prosecution and or imprisonment.

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