Prevention is better than cure and the organisation is committed to living by this mantra. As an overview the following assessment system is used to cover company activity:
- Analysis of possible hazards
A hazard is anything that has the potential to cause injury or harm;
- Assess the risk
Establish who could be effected, the likelihood of this and how seriously;
- Establishing guidelines
Setting of rules, systems and practices to avoid or reduce risk;
- Backup system
Providing a robust system to deal with incidents;
- Monitoring and review
Supervision of safety policies and reviewing of health and safety performance.
The Partner Schools Worldwide Safety Management System (SMS) balances the elements of planning, doing, checking and acting.