Risk Assessments… Why?

  • Safeguard employers

  • Safeguard employees (over 140 people are killed each year at work)

  • To create a safe environment for service users/clients

  • IT’S THE LAW

Causes of workplace injuries:

Struck by vehicle or object: 20%

Machinery: 19%

Falls from Height: 20%

Manual Handling: 21% (Handling, Lifting, Carrying)

Others: 20%