Do you conduct risk assessments?

Risk assessments are a necessary part of an efficient occupational health and safety management plan. It is needed for several reasons:

1. It creates an awareness for hazards and risk

2. It identifies who may be harmed in anyway by the hazards

3. You are able to determine if a control method is needed

4. Evaluate if your current mitigation measures are enough

5. It’s an opportunity to prioritize the hazards and controls

6. Helps PREVENT injuries whether big or small and illnesses

7. If applicable, adhere to legal requirements

Next to come, simple steps of doing a risk assessment…Does your company evaluate RISK?