Managing health and safety is an integral part of managing any modern day business. It is essential that risk assessments to find out about the risks in your workplace are carried out to allow sensible measures to be put in place to control them whilst taking all necessary steps to ensure they controlled.

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has drawn up a section offering in-depth analysis and assistance towards doing everything needed is section provides information on what you need to consider when managing health and safety and assessing the risks in your workplace.

It shows how you can follow a ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’ approach:

  • Plan: Describe how you manage health and safety in your business (your legally required policy) and plan to make it happen in practice.
  • Do: Prioritise and control your risks – consult your employees and provide training and information.
  • Check: Measure how you are doing.
  • Act: Learn from your experience.

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