Why are risk assessments important?

Managing Health and Safety risks puts you in control, and leaves your business less open to chance. A risk assessment will help to prevent accidents within your workplace.

How often should I revise my company’s risk assessments?

Risk assessments should be updated regularly and altered following any company changes, incidents or accidents.

Who is responsible for Health and Safety in the workplace?

In accordance with the Health and Safety Act 1974, the responsibility of health and safety in the workplace lies with the employer.

What is a health and safety audit?

A health and safety audit is a process that helps ensure your business is legally compliant while also evaluating any potential risks.

What is a health and safety audit?

A hazard is something with the potential to cause harm. A risk is the likelihood of someone actually being harmed.