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Safe systems of work are derived from established policies and procedures

Employees are required to familiarise themselves with provided workplace health and safety procedures

An organisations policies and procedures must include:

  • Health and safety slip management
  • trips and falls
  • Asbestos
  • Hazardous substances COSHH.
  • Reporting of Injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences (RIDDOR)
  • Falls from a height
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Display screen equipment

Additionally, organisations policies and procedures must as well include:

  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Electricity
  • Work equipment and machinery
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Fire and explosion
  • Radiation
  • Stress
  • First aid and accident reporting and safety signage.

So, let us recap.

To this point we have established what risk, harm and hazards entail and why comprehending how they work are vital in ensuring compliance with the health and safety work Act 1974.

We have as well established organisational measures that can be put in place in the form of effective health and safety policies to ensure the protection of everyone in the workplace.