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  • 1. Risk Assessment for Small Business – BeSMART.ie Martin O’Dea © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 2. © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 3. Understanding risk • Look at what can hurt you or your workers; • Decide what you are going to do; • Write down what you are going to do; • Tell your workers; • Do it! 3 © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 4. RA - 3 Step Process © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 5. Assessing Risk & Implementing appropriate Controls Consider 1. Severity 2. Likelihood © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 6. Severity © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 7. Common Hazard – Transport Risk – variety of injury including crushing and death © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 8. Common Hazard – Work at Height Risk – injuries including fractures, head injuries and death © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 9. Common Hazard – Manual Handling Risk – musculo skeletal injuries © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 10. Common Hazard – Slips, Trips & Falls Risk – variety of injuries esp fracture injuries © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 11. Common Hazard – Electricity Risk – burns, electrocution etc © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 12. Common Hazard – Fire Risk – smoke inhalation, burns etc © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 13. Common Hazard – Chemicals Risk – fire, explosion, eye/ skin irritation, cancer, ill health etc © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 14. Common Hazard – Display Screen Equip Risk – strain/ fatigue - neck, back, shoulder, arm, eye © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 15. Common Hazard – Maintenance Risk – cuts, lacerations, eye injuries, amputations etc © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 16. Irish Health & Safety Law Requires Companies to ... Identify Hazards Prepare Risk Assessment Prepare Safety Statement © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 17. Risk Assessment – Small Business Supports BeSmart – www.besmart.ie Retail Hospitality Services Manufacturing Private health care © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 18. Be Smart - Registration Registered User Guest User © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 19. Select your Business Type Select your Business Type here by typing in the free text box OR type a question mark to get the full list of business types available © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 20. Hazard Screen to be Completed Text © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 21. Hazard Information Hazard Name Hazard Description Answer Yes or No to the question if the hazard is applicable to your workplace © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 22. Control Assessment Indicate if the control is applicable to your workplace by clicking Yes or No © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 23. Action List © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 24. Final Risk Assessment & Safety Statement Manage your risk assessments and safety statement © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 25. Safety Statement & Risk Assessments © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 26. BeSMART in Figures 5,000 Users 25,000+ Unique Site Hits 110 Business Types Approx 115,000 small businesses 170 Hazards Assessed 1250 Controls © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 27. Why Use BeSMART.ie Create a Safer Workplace for your employees 1 in 10 small businesses have accidents annually Reduce Down Time due to Accidents Your in Control Survey Results Reduce Costs – Initial 86% + ongoing updating costs + ongoing cost savings due to reduced accidents Reduce Time – Initial 71% Comply with Legislative Responsibility © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 28. Points to Remember BeSMART .ie developed by Online Tool Free Easy-touse © 2009 Health and Safety Authority
  • 29. © 2009 Health and Safety Authority