Employers have a legal duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their employees at work. You need to know the hazards and risks present in your workplace and take measures to prevent harm from occurring. A risk assessment is an essential part of this process. This guide will help you understand and perform a risk assessment accurately. It covers what employers must do during a risk assessment, what steps to take when undertaking one, and practical and sensible tips on completing it correctly.
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