Here's how you can be 100% sure your risk assessments are legally compliant...
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Answer 'YES' to all of the following questions to ensure your housekeeping is in line with the Environmental Regulations...
PART A: Housekeeping around machinery
Are all areas in the workplace, which are around machinery, clear and unobstructed?
In other words, is that workplace area clear, unimpeded and orderly? And are they clear of any materials that aren't needed in the workplace?
Is there at least 2.25m2
of clear and open floor space for every employee who works indoors?
PART B: Housekeeping in buildings and structures
Are all floors, walkways, stairs and passages kept in good condition? Are they skid and slip-free? And are they unobstructed and clear of any materials or waste?
Remember that many accidents are caused by slips, trips and falls!
Are floor openings, hatchways, stairways and open edges either:
· Boarded up;
· Protected with railing;
· Fenced; or
· Protected in any way to prevent falls?
Answering 'YES' to these questions is not just about complying with the Environmental Regulations
, but also about preventing unnecessary accidents among your employees.
This is a moral obligation. But what's more is that by preventing accidents in the workplace, you can avoid headaches caused by incident investigations and reports, along with compensation claims and the lot.
So ensure you're complying with housekeeping requirements in the workplace and stay in line with the Environmental Regulations.
*To learn more, go to Chapter W 01: Workplaces – Environmental Regulations,
in your Health and Safety Advisor
handbook, or click here
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