Poorly planned safety risk registers can be painful

Due diligence on black blackboard with businessman

One of the most neglected occupational health and safety (OHS) management tools in Australian workplaces is the safety risk register even though they fit well with the renewed emphasis on OHS Due Diligence.

Every OHS professional dreads risk registers as these are often bureaucratic requirements that demand a risk workshop, that often fail to contribute to safety management or improvements and that senior executives sometimes rely on as being a definitive picture of risk. However this dread often originates from poor initial planning or looking for an easy “out”.

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