Why is it important to assess health and safety risks?

Why is it important to assess health and safety risks?

Why is it important to assess health and safety risks? Whether you are self-employed or you run a business, regardless of its size, you are legally required to carry out risk assessments at work. Non-compliance can lead to large fines and in case of an accident where...

What is a Risk Based Inspection? | RBI  in PUWER Inspections

What is a Risk Based Inspection? | RBI in PUWER Inspections

What is a Risk Based Inspection and how does it apply to PUWER Inspections?   As an employer, you have a legal responsibility (Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999) to ensure the occupational health and safety of your staff, as well as anyone...

How health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed

How health and safety risk assessments are monitored and reviewed

If you are familiar with the five steps of a risk assessment you know that monitoring and reviewing risks is the fifth and final step of the risk assessment process. It allows you - the responsible person, to check whether the measures you have implemented to control...

Near Miss in The Workplace: All You Need To Know + Examples

Near Miss in The Workplace: All You Need To Know + Examples

A near miss or a close call in the workplace can easily get ignored and forgotten due to the fact that no one really got hurt… that one time. However, on another occasion further down the line, the same situation could have tragic consequences. This is why you should...

Top 10 Benefits of Regulatory Compliance Software

Top 10 Benefits of Regulatory Compliance Software

The demand for regulatory compliance software is higher than ever and here’s why!  Ensuring regulatory compliance requires the organised completion of a series of tasks including logging risks, providing evidence, verifying controls and keeping detailed records. When...

What is risk management and why is it important? – UK Guide

What is risk management and why is it important? – UK Guide

As an employer, you have a legal duty under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 to ensure the health and safety of everyone at the workplace from your employees to your visitors. Risk management plays a key role in achieving compliance with...