Safety Statements

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What is a Safety Statement?

All organisations are required to complete a regular safety statement. This statement must be implemented at all levels in the organisation, integrated into all activities and communicated to every member of the workplace.

Legal requirements:

Under Section 20 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, all organisations must compile a safety statement which;

  • Specifies the manner in which the safety, health and welfare at work shall be secured and managed.
  • Is based on a systematic risk assessment
  • Details the protective and preventive measures taken and the resources provided for protecting safety
  • Specifies the duties of all employees regarding safety, including employees with specific safety responsibilities

Contents of this Consultancy

Our qualified consultant can evaluate an organisations original safety statement or complete a new one. This statement will include:

  • Necessary measures to control any possible risks
  • Identification of hazards in the workplace
  • Advice on all relevant health and safety policies and procedures
  • Review and update of any current safety statement in use