BeSMART.ie - Free Online Risk Assessment and Safety Statement Tool for Small Business
The Health and Safety Authority welcomes you to BeSMART.ie, part of the Taking Care of Business initiative developed for small business. It is a
free, easy to use, online tool to assist you, as a small businesses owner/manager, in generating your own risk assessments and safety statement, in consultation with your employees, as required under health and safety law.
It's as simple as searching for your business type and following the step-by-step directions on the screen, helping you to identify the hazards in your workplace and aiding you in making your workplace safer. Click on the link below to go to BeSMART.ie
Business Types Available on BeSMART.ie
Currently there are 3 sectors covered in BeSMART.ie, please click on the link to view the available business types in each sector
Generate a Free Site-Specific Safety Statement including Risk Assessments Site Specific Safety Statement Part A of the Safety Statement includes your policy document, safety arrangements and site-specific information which will help in managing day-to-day safety requirements on site. The following is a sample of the templates available in the Safety Statement; Registers e.g. Induction, PPE, Training Accident Investigation Forms Part B of the Safety Statement will include your completed risk assessments which you will develop using BeSMART.ie
On completion of the risk assessment section, users will then be able to download their Safety Statement in either RTF (Rich Text Format) or PDF. We recommend using the RTF option as you can edit this version
A sample Safety Statement (PDF) is available to view by clicking on the link below.
Information Videos on BeSMART.ie VIDEO VIDEO Testimonials People are talking about BeSMART.ie: “ BeSMART is in my opinion the best offering ever from the HSA for Small and Medium Enterprise owner/managers .” Mark Fielding, Chief Executive, ISME “ I wish to compliment the HSA for providing such a useful tool for small businesses. Well done, we need more of this practical common sense approach from other agencies.” Aiden Corcoran, ISPCA “ BeSMART.ie is the best tool that I know of, to assist you and your team in developing your own Statement or revising your existing Safety Statement.” Dr. Barry Harrington, Dentist “ One of the key projects that is contributing to the reduction of administrative burden is BeSMART.ie, developed by the HSA.” Don O’Connor Business Regulation Unit, Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation “ IBEC welcomes the development of BeSMART, as a major step forward in proactive workplace health and safety management, it is a pragmatic and helpful e-tool.” Marian Byron, IBEC Further Information