As an employer, you’re required by law to protect your employees, and others, from harm.
Under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, the minimum you must do is:
Assessing the risk is just one part of the overall process used to control risks in your workplace.
The following is a HSE Video on Health and safety risk assessment and management.
I’m crossing the road,
I see the kerb on the other side,
The hazard is the kerb,
The risk is I could trip on the kerb,
My control measure is lift my foot,