Interwoven through every company large and small, health and safety is the mechanism by which all employees, contractors and members of the public are kept safe. Continually shifting, hazards and their associated level of risk are measured via the means of a risk assessment.
A risk assessment must be detailed and comprehensive, relating specifically to your organisation and the unique set of activities that occur, and the people who do them. An easy assumption is that the people or person best placed to carry out the risk assessment is someone internal to your organisation.
But this isn’t always the case… [Read more…]