Health and Safety Risk Assessment for Employees

Health and Safety Risk Assessment for Employees Overview Employers have a legal obligation to consult with employees, or Health and Safety Representatives, on matters relating to health and safety. It is imperative that employers make provision for health and safety risk assessment for employees as health and safety is the responsibility of employees as well and they have legal obligations as well. However, in the following sections, how employers must consult with their employees, over what, and why, will be discussed in detail.

Posted date: 10th May 2021
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Health and Safety Risk Assessment Process

A health and safety risk assessment process is a systematic process that includes the following steps: Identification of hazards and risk factors that have the potential to cause harm to employees. An analysis and evaluation of the risks that are associated with the hazards identified. A determination of the appropriate ways in which the hazards can be eliminated or controlled where the hazard cannot be eliminated.

Posted date: 6th May 2021
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Health and Safety Risk Assessment Procedure

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Procedure Overview Risk assessments are not a new concept, despite the organisation’s industry, sector, or nature of business. When they are conducted effectively, they serve as a crucial management tool to ensure that employees, and others, are safeguarded. Employers are legally required to ensure that employees are provided with a healthy and safe work environment, and one of the ways to do this is by conducting an effective health and safety risk assessment. The health and safety risk assessment procedure is one that is easy to follow with a few basic steps. Following these steps can help employers provide a healthy and safe work environment and ensure that they comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993.

Posted date: 6th May 2021
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Health and Safety Risk Assessment Audit

Health and Safety Risk Assessment Audit Overview Risk assessments are a crucial and vital management tool used to ensure health and safety of employees and others that may visit and enter the premises. Employers are legally responsible for ensuring a healthy and safe workplace and a risk assessment is the best way to ensure compliance. Health and safety risk assessment audits are also a vital part of the process, ensuring that the risk assessment is relevant and that the control measures are still valid. However, before exploring this, it is important to examine the components of the risk assessment from start to finish.

Posted date: 5th May 2021
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Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Mitigation Measure Documents

Managing health and safety in the organisation is not only good for employees, but also shows positive impacts on the business and the employer. Regardless of the size of the business, it is imperative for employers to effectively manage health and safety. Employers are legally obligated to ensure a working environment that is healthy, safe, and free of harm for employees, visitors, and members of the public who enter the premises, or who may be affected by activities of the organisation.

Posted date: 5th May 2021
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