Guide

Set up a health and safety management system

Introduction

Health and safety are key business concerns. The right approach helps you control risks, cut costs and gain a competitive edge. But making sure that you deal with all the issues can be a challenge. It's all too easy to overlook requirements or repeat mistakes from the past.

A systematic approach helps you comply with all your legal obligations. It makes sure that everyone in your business knows the right way of doing things. Perhaps most importantly, it provides a foundation for continually improving health and safety management within your business. This guide explains how health and safety management systems can help your business run more efficiently and safely.