The Small Business and retail OHS is as broad and varied as its sector although often there are common themes and risks to be aware of.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 47 percent of people employed in Victoria’s private sector work in small businesses – and small businesses account for 96 percent of all Victorian businesses that can range from manufacturing and warehousing, to dog grooming and accounting.
Our Steps to Safety team are here to lead and coach you and your teams in the identification, and management of hazards and risks associated with small businesses and retail, including:
- Manual Handling
- Slips, Trips and falls
- Safe storage & Housekeeping
- Working alone
- Managing Health and Safety in food retail
Contact us at Steps to Safety, and let’s work through your particular small business and associated risks, towards eliminating them and keeping your people safe.