Advantages of risk assessment for improving health and safety at work

More and more companies are recognizing the benefits of evaluating the risks of individual hazards within the scope of a risk assessment. With such an assessment, it is possible to verify the effectiveness of protective measures. Also it supports an economic approach to occupation health and safety as generally more cost-intensive protective measures are only necessary in the case of high risks. Risk assessment has also proven useful for the documentation of legally compliant actions. If someone has assessed and implemented the necessary protective measures according to the potential severity...

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