FAQs - Health and safety

What are the H&S risks arising from our work activities?

Each of the Kaplan locations are different by the nature of the diversity of buildings and by the detailed tasks undertaken there.

The center manager is to ensure that all tasks undertaken are considered and a risk assessment carried out if appropriate.

Risk assessments helps you protect your workers, learners and your business, as well as comply with the law. It helps focus on the risks that really matter with the potential to cause real harm.

A risk assessment is simply a careful examination of what in your location/work could cause harm to people. The law does not expect that all risk will be eliminated, but it is a requirement to protect people ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’.

Risk assessments will be undertaken by an appointed or nominated person who has been appropriately qualified.

The findings of the risk assessments will be reported to the center manager.

Action required to remove/control risks will be approved by center manager.

The center manager will be responsible for ensuring the action required is implemented.

Assessments will be reviewed annually or when the work activity changes, whichever is sooner. A new assessment will be carried out by an external consultant every 2 years or when there have been significant structural/refurbishments/additions to the space.

Last updated: 
02 November 2015
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