Grinding Risk Assessment

Any work using grinding equipment must be subject to a grinding risk assessment prior to work commencing. This is a legal requirement.

We can provide you with a team of experienced consultants who can conduct a grinding risk assessment, ensuring that you are fully compliant with UK law.

Following the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), all UK employers and the self employed have a legal duty to ensure an adequate grinding risk assessment has been completed.

Responsibility for ensuring a suitable grinding risk assessment has been conducted lies with the employer or self-employed person. In the event that an adequate grinding risk assessment has not been carried out, the employer will be held accountable. Consequences for not complying with the regulations can be severe, ranging from heavy fines and large compensation payouts to jail sentences. To avoid this, undertake a grinding risk assessment for your business now.

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Completing a grinding risk assessment for your business:

According to government guidance, 5 key components must be considered in a risk assessment. These are:

  • Identifying the hazards
  • Identifying who might be harmed and how
  • Evaluating the risks
  • Recording the findings and implementing them
  • Reviewing and regularly updating the assessment if necessary.

In order to ensure a suitable and sufficient grinding risk assessment has been carried out which complies with government guidelines, a competent person is required. A competent person must assess the grinding equipment and implement advice and assistance to the business, to ensure the employer is fully compliant with UK law.

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We can provide you with experienced professionals who can conduct a comprehensive grinding risk assessment, ensuring that you are covered by the relevant health and safety legislation.

Our NEBOSH-accredited consultants offer our clients realistic solutions to minimise the risks of operating grinding equipment. With experience of working across a range of businesses, nationwide, we are the experts in health and safety across the UK.

Our leading health and safety consultants will work efficiently to ensure your employees and your business is protected.

For more information and advice, call our helpful customer care team now. We offer a 24/7 helpline to provide you with guidance on your health and safety requirements. We also offer a free quote on our services. So call us today on 0800 211 8331.

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