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Safer Workplace, Better Business

Our easy to use information pack can help you to manage risks in your business.

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There can be a lot of confusion surrounding Health and Safety compliance so we're put together the Safer Workplace, Better Business (SWBB) pack. This pack can help you to effectively manage and control your risks.

Managing risks

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:

  • identify what could cause injury or illness in your business (hazards)
  • decide how likely it is that someone could be harmed and how seriously (the risk)
  • take action to eliminate the hazard, or if this isn't possible, control the risk

Assessing risk is just one part of the overall process used to control risks in your workplace.

You can use the SWBB pack to help you assess the level of risk for any of the things that your business does.

About the SWBB pack

The document is spilt up into:

  • procedures and practices
  • protection
  • good practice
  • records and extra care
  • templates and tick box checklists that you can use for your business

The Safer Workplace, Better Business (SWBB) pack was originally designed and developed by Devon Health and Safety Group who have kindly permitted Uttlesford Council to use this document to help local business.

Get a copy of the pack

You can apply for a copy of the SWBB pack.

When you complete your application, you will be taken directly to a webpage where you can download either the full document or any sections you need.


Additional information

More information on managing risks and risk assessment at work on the HSE website