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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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 2

What is a Health and Safety Statement, and a Risk Assessment? Part 2 Overview Employers across all industries in South Africa despite the organisation’s size, nature of business, or industry in which it operates, are required to safeguard the health and safety of their employees, visitors, or any other person who may be affected by their work activities. Employers may be asking an imperative question, however, relating to what a health and safety statement, and a risk assessment is, what they relate to, and what they entail. What must a Safety Statement cover? The Safety Statement must: Specify how the health and safety of employees will be both secured and managed.

Posted date: 3rd May 2021
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