RISK ASSESSMENT [risk-uh-ses-muhnt]
What it is: Risk assessment is a term used to describe the overall process or method where you: Identify hazards and risk factors that have the potential to cause harm.
How to use it: A risk assessment is a legal requirement as employers have a duty to ensure the health and safety of their employees in every aspect of their work. The assessment is used in the salon environment to improve health & safety practices for both clients and employees. An up to date assessment identifies and evaluates potential hazards so control measures can be implemented.