Risk assessment is crucial to avoid potential hazards and implement safety procedures. While work related fatalities and injuries have dropped drastically in recent years, the numbers need to be lowered further. In order to prevent incidents from occurring it’s up to everyone involved to identify potential hazards. When it comes to heights and the application of roof safety systems it’s always better to be safe than sorry. From workers standpoint a fall could mean a devastating injury or worse, from an employer’s perspective it could mean a costly lawsuit and a drop in productivity. While the designated OH&S representative should be able to identify potential hazards, everyone on site should be capable of identifying risk. Risk assessment is a relatively simple, yet essential component of working on a potentially dangerous site. Below are the essential steps to take for effective risk assessment.
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Roof Edge Protection Systems
Safer Sites is a locally owned and operated family business servicing Brisbane, Ipswich and Northern NSW. Safer Sites offers edge protection systems to provide safety for builders working on raised surfaces. Edge protection systems otherwise known as roof safety systems have been proven to be effective in dramatically reducing the chance of a workplace accident.
Safer Sites was established with the firm goal of creating a safer, accident free, working environment for builders operating at heights.
Ensuring a Safe Workplace
On the modern building site, safety is of paramount concern to both employers and employees. Builders encounter risk every day, working on rooftops and scaffolding can be highly dangerous.
At Safer Sites we aim to dramatically decrease workplace injuries. Our products create a safer workplace and exponentially reduce the risk of falls with guard rails and other safety measures.
Be smart give Safer Sites a call today to discuss your safety needs and to ensure the person in control of your business has provided adequate protection that minimises the risk to all.