Four steps for small business safety

When you are in charge of a small business, it is your legal duty of care to prevent people from being injured or harmed in your workplace.  A breach of the duty of care can result in enforcement action by WorkSafe. It is therefore important to ensure your business has safe systems of work

Follow these four basic steps to get started. However, you may need to do more depending on the type of work and the level of risks of your business.

Step one Spot the hazard

Step two Assess risks

Step three Manage risks

Step four Monitor and review

 

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