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A risk assessment could save your company from complete ruin! Here's why...

by , 20 October 2014
Workplace emergencies seldom just happen. The cause generally comes from a hidden risk in your workplace.

This means you can prevent most emergencies if you just stop and look for disasters waiting to happen.

Not sure how?

What if I told you it's as simple as doing a risk assessment? And that it would keep company safe from 95% of all disasters?

Let me explain...

 

To protect your company from disasters, do a risk assessment

 
The point of a risk assessment is to spot hazardous in your workplace. Then you need to determine the risks each hazard poses. 
 
For example, if your employees work with open flames, it's a hazard. It poses the risks of burns and fires.
 
If you spot hazards like this and determine that they could cause emergencies, such as a workplace fire, you can do something about it.
 
You can prevent emergencies simply by cutting them off at the source.
 
This is something you should do everything six months, if not more, to catch any potential emergency risks.
 
Here's how to do an effective risk assessment to save your company from ruin. 
 
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If there was a fire, violent strike or explosion in your company, would your first aider know what to do?
 
Do your first aiders know what it is?
 
 
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Four steps to doing a risk assessment

 
Step 1: Set a date with your health and safety representative.
Step 2: Create a risk register to record the risks you identify during the emergency.
Step 3: Observe your employees at work to identify hazards and risks. Record them on your risk register.
Step 4: Take your findings from your risk assessment to your health and safety committee to discuss what to do about them.
 
Follow these four steps to do an effective risk assessments and you'll put a stop to emergencies before they have a chance to happen.
 
Check out the Risk Assessment Toolkit for everything you need to know about legally compliant risk assessments.
 


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