How Health and Safety Risk Assessments are monitored and reviewed

Once a risk assessment has been carried out and a health and safety policy for the organisation has been created, the next step involves how health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed. In ensuring this, employers can ensure that they remain compliant with the Occupational health and Safety Act, 85 of 1993 in ensuring that the workplace they provide is healthy, safe, and free of harm to the health, safety, and wellbeing of employees and visitors to the premises.

Posted date: 4th May 2021
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What is the purpose of a Health and Safety Risk Assessment

What is the purpose of a Health and Safety Risk Assessment? Employers across all industries are legally required to protect employees, contractors, customers, and visitors to the premiss from harm. To effectively do so, will require for a risk assessment to be carried out. The purpose of a health and safety risk assessment is to improve the overall health and safety in the work environment, however, to achieve this, the risk assessment process must identify workplace hazards and either eliminate or reduce the risks that they pose. Risk assessments must raise awareness regarding hazards and risks. In addition, they must convey health and safety information to employees. Risk assessment findings must be recorded so that compliance with health and safety legislation can be achieved and demonstrated. Risk Assessments Raise Awareness

Posted date: 3rd May 2021
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What is a Health and Safety Statement, and a Risk Assessment? Part 1

What is a Health and Safety Statement, and a Risk Assessment? Part 1 Overview Despite the industry, or the nature of business of an organisation, employers may be faced with one crucial consideration relating to what a health and safety statement, and a risk assessment is, what they relate to, and what they entail. The sections below will answer any questions or uncertainties relating to such considerations and provide employers with the information they need to address these considerations in their own occupational health and safety system to ensure that they comply

Posted date: 3rd May 2021
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