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Managing risks and risk assessment at work

Coronavirus (COVID-19): update

Find out about doing a COVID risk assessment and working safely during the coronavirus outbreak

4. More detail on managing risk

More detailed guidance for businesses on controlling the risks of a wide range of specific hazards can be found in The health and safety toolbox: How to control risks at work.

Advice for employers in larger and higher-risk businesses and organisations can be found in Managing for health and safety (HSG65).

Employers in major hazard industries require more detailed arrangements for managing risks.

We also provide advice on our topics and industries pages.

The Regulations

You can read the full text of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 on the legislation.gov.uk website.

Updated 2020-05-20