We have put together information on common risks, from extreme weather damaging buildings and causing dangerous driving conditions, to keeping your staff safe.
Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed information and risk assessment checklists, which you can tailor to your business.
Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed information and risk assessment checklists, which you can tailor to your business. We’ll help you see how prepared you are for potential challenges, and what further steps are needed to make sure your business isn’t left out in the cold this winter. The risk management bulletin covers some of the key issues employers and business owners need to be aware of at this time of year.
Impact on buildingsStorm damageSlips, trips and falls Flooding
All it takes is for you to step incorrectly onto an icy patch and you can fall over. While the odd stumble may not seems of like a big deal, falling in the wrong way or when you are holding shopping, for example, can lead to serious injury.
However, walking correctly on icy surfaces can help minimise your risk of falling, which also means reducing the chance of injury while you’re out and about. So what is the right way to walk on ice? Here is the best way to handle icy floors this winter and get where you’re going.