Orkney Islands Council
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Food Safety - Risk Assessment

A Food safety risk assessment is a requirement for all food business. It is the responsibility of the business to undertake a risk assessment and keep it under review.

A risk assessment involves food businesses closely examining what they are doing in terms of managing food and ensuring appropriate steps are taken to ensure that food is supplied to the customer in a way that it will not cause harm or injury.

Getting Advice on Conducting Risk Assessments

A full range of guidance is available from the Environmental Health team on request. Please contact the Environmental Health team on telephone: 01856873535 for further information.