COSHH risk assessment reviews

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Importance of Reviewing COSHH Risk Assessments

Regular Reviewing of Assessments

COSHH risk assessments require ongoing review and updates:

  • Review Schedule: Assessments specify when they need reviewing based on various factors.
  • Factors for Review: Changes in substances, processes, workforce, or other significant factors necessitate a review.
  • Documentation: All reviews must be documented, detailing reasons, actions, and responsible parties.

Recording and Documentation

Importance of recording and maintaining review records:

  • Evidence: Written records provide evidence of assessments, reviews, and decisions made.
  • Incident Response: Recorded findings aid in addressing incidents by referencing past assessments and actions taken.
  • Employer Guidance: Seek guidance from your employer regarding the review process specific to your workplace.