It’s making sure that all of the related issues are taken into account that can be the challenge. It’s all too easy to overlook important requirements or repeat mistakes made in the past.
A systematic approach can make sure that everyone in your business knows the right way of doing things within legislative requirements. Most importantly a Health and Safety System can be the basis of continuous improvement for Health and Safety outcomes in your business..
Managing all of the challenges that your business faces can be stressful, complex and resource hungry. When your people are under pressure, it’s too easy to look for the quick fix solutions rather than the best solution and very easy to leave out life saving health and safety considerations.
A Health and Safety System helps you and your staff to take control. It sets out how to handle key Health and Safety System activities, this means that staff will have a better chance of knowing the right way to do tasks. It also helps staff to use consistently, structured approaches to tasks and to discover what is working well, what is not and where improvements can be made.