Guide

Health and safety risk assessment

Introduction

As an employer, you must complete a risk assessment to spot potential hazards, and to make any changes possible to reduce the risk of accidents.

You should regularly review your risk assessment to make sure it still meets all requirements and complies with health and safety law.

This guide gives you an overview of the risk assessment process. It explains how to assess the health and safety risks in your business and how to evaluate health and safety risks and decide on precautions.