What is a Risk Assessment?

A risk assessment is not about creating large amounts of paperwork. It’s about creating a safe working environment through identifying hazards that have potential to cause harm; thus allowing for control measures to be put in place.

  • The Law requires every employer to carry out risk assessments

    The current legislation that underpins risk assessment is the Health & Safety at Work Act of 1974.

  • Employers should appoint a competent person(s) in order to assist with risk assessments

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