Risk management articles for churches about health and safety
Ladders and stepladders are commonly used in churches. They are a practical option for low-risk tasks and there is no ban on their use. However, they must be used with caution.
Tower tours are a great way to allow parishioners and other members of the public to enjoy the splendour of your church, while raising funds for a good cause.
How people’s behaviours and capability can increase the chances of slips and trips occurring.
How to identify and manage slips and trips through proper inspection and maintenance.
How environmental conditions and contamination can be managed to reduce the risk of slips and trips.
How efficient and effective cleaning methods can help to prevent slips and trips.
How subtle and sympathetic changes to a building’s design can help to prevent slips and trips.
Slips and trips are one of the most common causes of injury in many workplaces. Whilst most of these are minor, others can be severe and cause disruption to your organisation.
Our data tells us that slips and trips are the most common causes of injury in churches. Most are minor, however others can be quite severe and sometimes even disabling.