If you have more than 5 members of staff, as an employer, there are a number of things you must do to comply with health and safety regulations. It does not need to be a complicated or costly task. We’d like to help make it as easy as possible for you. Use our workplace health and safety checklist to ensure you understand your responsibilities.
How Our Free Workplace Health And Safety Checklist Can Benefit Your Business
Use this workplace health and safety checklist as an easy, quick run through that will cover the overall condition of your workplace. It is an easy read and it will confirm if you comply with current health and safety regulations, which covers a number of areas:
- Health and Safety Policy, Audit & poster requirements
- Consultation with employees requirements
- Accidents and incidents
- Risk assessments
- Stress in the workplace considerations
- Workplace inspection
- Fire Safety & emergency procedures
- First aid
Take Action After Completing The Health And Safety Checklist
Once you’ve completed the checklist exercise, you’ll gain a clearer view on areas where you may need to take action. Common action areas may be:
The need for a Health & Safety Risk Assessment
A health and safety risk assessment will help you focus on the risks that really matter in your workplace – the ones with the potential to cause harm.
The need for Health and Safety training
It will be necessary to provide basic awareness information and health & safety training for employees, taking into account risks they may face during their working day.
Update Employment Contracts
It’s best practice to include health and safety responsibilities in your employee contracts.
Implement a Management information system
You may find that it will be beneficial to implement a management information system that enables you to monitor the effectiveness of health and safety procedures and training.
Demonstrate your commitment to Health & Safety. Download a checklist to ensure you are meeting all of your responsibilities as an employer and start using it today. Let us know how you get on with using the checklist. You may find areas where you need some support. Park City are here to help. Take the first step and download the checklist.