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Homeworking Risk Assessments

Risk Assessments for Homeworkers

Working from home has now become the new normal for many of us and businesses who didn’t even have a homeworking policy in place this time last month, have now had to implement one, where possible, in order to practice social distancing without compromising the productivity of the business. (more…)

What’s The Difference Between Risk Assessments & Method Statements?

difference between risk assessment and method statement

Risk Assessments and Method Statements are often mentioned within the same breath, as the two reports tend to be carried out side by side. However they are differing documents that analyse different health and safety elements of the working environment. In the simplest terms: a risk assessment analyses the risk in the workplace, whilst a method statement outlines what is being done to prevent risk. (more…)

What Are RAMS? – Risk Assessment Method Statement Explained

Importance of RAMS

Every business has to complete a risk assessment. For any company that employs over five people, it is a legal responsibility to document all risk assessments undertaken in the workplace. RAMS are documents that can be completed after a risk assessment and they are not as well known as risk assessments because there is no legal requirement to complete them by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

What are RAMS and how do they differ from risk assessments? Our guide will reveal everything you need to know about RAMS and when you should use them. (more…)