Risk assessment software launch
23 January 2013
Launching the latest version of its Risk Management Software System at Health and Safety '10 â€“ South is Laidler Associates, the safety and compliance consultants. The software gives guidance on risk assessments for the
The latest version has been fully updated to cover the requirements of the new Machinery Directive, 2006/42/EC, compliance with which became mandatory from 29th December 2009. Other enhancements include an option for users to decide whether they work to ISO EN 13849-1 or EN954-1 for the safety of machinery, and an on-disk copy of the Health and Safety Executive's new PUWER Approved Code of Practice.
The software covers PUWER 98 requirements and CE marking for machines, however, its modular design means, that it can be enhanced to suit the needs of individual users by adding modules to deal with their specific requirements.
All modules guide the user through the steps necessary for compliance using a simple question-and-answer approach that ensures that every step is properly completed. The modules then generate detailed reports in a uniform format, making it easy to fully document risk assessment processes and, in the case of CE marking, to produce the essential technical files. If non-compliances are found, a 'to do' list is created, listing items in order of risk. Further benefits of the system include being able to store reports electronically.