Our experienced safety consultants will work with your business through the full Risk Management process or can conduct a Risk Assessment on a specific area of your business.
Most workplaces have hazards that place workers at risk of injury or harm to health. An important step in work health and safety is to ensure all workplace hazards are identified. This means looking for things in the workplace that have a potential to cause harm.
There are several categories of hazards, some are as follows:
If a workplace manages the health and safety risks in their business they will reduce the risks of:
Risk Assessment is a process to determine the potential impact of an individual risk by measuring or otherwise assessing both the likelihood that it will occur and the impact (consequence) if it should occur, then combining the result to give a measure of potential impact.
A Risk Assessment has three purposes:
Risk Assessments must be adequate and must also cover all risks to which workers are exposed at the workplace. They also must cover risks to contractors, visitors, volunteers and students on work experience who may be affected.
Whenever new or changed risks are encountered, the employer must revise the original workplace safety risk assessment; as part of good management practice, a regular review is advised.
There are several categories of Risk Assessments, some are as follows:
Being aware of risks improves workplace safety, proactive risk management leads to effective safety management systems.