Our risk management guides offer you information on common risks to provide guidance and support - from what risks are present during the 4 seasons to more specific peril based risks. Each risk management guide features links to more detailed information and risk assessment checklists, which you can tailor to your business.
Seasonal risk management guides
After a long winter many businesses will be looking forward to some brighter days and warmer weather, it’s important to think about common spring related risks and how to mitigate them to keep your people and business safe.
From long dry spells, to weekend BBQ’s, carelessly discarded cigarette butts to glass-magnified sun rays on dry grassland or equipment overheating – conditions resulting from long hot periods can create a highly flammable situation. What risks do the summer months pose to your business?
As the days grow shorter and colder months roll in, the shift of season can bring with it changeable weather and a unique set of risks that can easily be overlooked. How can you look after your business?
Hazard based risk management guides
Escape of Water
Water leaks can cause significant damage to a property, as well as disruption to your business. Understand your water exposure and preparedness for potential leaks to mitigate losses.
Do you know how exposed your business is to flooding? With floods becoming more frequent and widespread in the UK1, it's important to put measures in place to minimise potential damage.
Hot works presents a range of risks to your people and your property. Here are some steps you can take to ensure any hot work activity is carried out in the safest way possible.
Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most prevalent workplace health related issues in the UK2. Consider implementing prevention strategies and learn how to undertake musculoskeletal disorders and manual handling risk assessments.
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