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Basics of risk management: Four steps to a healthy and safe workplace

Managing risk in your workplace involves thinking about what might cause harm to your workers and determining whether you are taking reasonable steps to prevent that harm from happening.

This resource will help employers manage the risks in a workplace by following four basic steps:

  1. Understand the level of risk in the workplace.
  2. Implement appropriate measures to control risk.
  3. Communicate policies and protocols to all workers.
  4. Monitor measures regularly and update them as required.

Learn more about the basics of workplace health and safety. Visit Create & manage a healthy & safe workplace for additional information and resources, including managing risk, health and safety programs, supervising for safety, and meeting other basic requirements.

Publication Date: Nov 2022 File type: PDF (77 KB) Asset type: Information Sheet