Follow this general frame work by providing safe systems of work and equipment to ensure the safety of employees, contractors, visitors and the public.
Assesses all your processes and tasks and then ensure you provide best practices and training as necessary to minimise risk to employees.
Sets the basic minimum requirements for all equipment used at work. Risk assessments carried out on site will determine the suitability of existing equipment.
Adopt manual handling practices to minimise injury risk.
Assess risk of asphyxiation, explosion, fire, toxic substances etc in any space. Provide safe work systems and rescue plans.
Assess the health risks from substances used at work and any process by products.
To start your assessment, reference data sheets provided by the substance supplier in compliance with the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP Regulations).
Process by products will need to be assessed using published data such as the current version for the HSE Publication EH40/00.
Provide appropriate safety signs around potentially hazardous areas, for example gas cylinder storage compounds.
Protect all workers from excess noise, by identifying risks ad rescuing them to the lowest reasonably practicable level.
Requires a competent person to devise a written scheme of examination for each pressure system on site and for the system to be inspected and maintained in accordance with the appropriate requirements.