Health and Hygiene Procedure

Health and Hygiene Procedure

This health and hygiene procedure template can assist your business comply with ISO 45001, OH&S Management Systems clauses:

  • 6.1.2. Hazard Identification and Assessment of Risks and Opportunities.
  • 8.1.2. Eliminating Hazards and Reducing OH&S Risks.


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Workplace Health and Hygiene

Workplace health and hygiene hazards can be typically divided into chemical, physical, biological, ergonomic and psychosocial stressors. These health and hygiene hazards and risks must be identified, assessed and controlled.

Health and Hygiene Procedure

The assessments should consist of:

  • Consulting with personnel.
  • Research and information gathering.
  • Identifying and assessing the most reasonably practicable level of control.
  • Implementation and review of the controls.
  • Health monitoring, if necessary.

Results from a health and hygiene risk assessment should include recommendations for ongoing exposure or health monitoring, if required.  Quantitative exposure limits must be recorded in the risk assessments where high levels of exposure are evident.

Workplace health and hygiene includes a focus on practices such as:

  • Preventing the spreading of germs.
  • Clean and disinfect practices.
  • Body wash and alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • General disease control and prevention.
  • Brushing your teeth twice a day and trimming nails.
  • Following the guidelines of the Centers for disease control.
  • Preventing the spread of germs when coughing and sneezing.
  • Washing your hands with running water to reduce the spread of germs.
  • Hand hygiene, body odor and soap and water.
  • Good personal hygiene when eating food.

What is a Health and Hygiene Procedure?

A health and hygiene procedure is a set of instructions and guidelines for cleaning and maintaining a clean and healthy work environment. It is important to follow a health and hygiene procedure to prevent the spread of illness and disease.

The procedure relates to an applied science that is concerned with influences on the human body and work processes. It deals with the chemical, physical, biological, ergonomic or psychosocial stressors, enabling the protection and improvement of health and the wellbeing of workers.

Contents of this Health and Hygiene Procedure

  • Approval.
  • Purpose.
  • Scope.
  • Terms and Definitions.
  • Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Procedures.
  • Overview.
  • Personal Hygiene and Sanitation.
  • Water Quality.
  • Communicable Diseases Transmission.
  • Biological Hazards.
  • Fitness for Duty.
  • Fatigue and Stress.
  • Ergonomics.
  • Posture Activity Exercises.
  • Occupational Exposures.
  • Hazardous Chemicals, Gas and Fume Exposure.
  • Noise Exposure and Lighting.
  • Travel and Deep Vein Thrombosis.
  • Smoke-Free Environment.
  • Medicals, Health Monitoring and Health Surveillance.
  • Rehabilitation and Return to Work.
  • Health Promotion Programs.
  • Proper Personal Hygiene.
  • Privacy of Personal Information.
  • Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
  • Review Criteria.
  • Record Management.
  • References.

Why Choose to Buy this Health and Hygiene Procedure

This 15-page health and hygiene procedure can assist you enable all the legal requirements to be met concerning workplace health and hygiene hazards and risks.

After purchasing this template you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own procedure.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the procedure.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of the size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Health and Hygiene Procedure

  • This health and hygiene procedure is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button.
  • The procedure will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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