Services We Provide

Health and Safety At WorkWe offer various health and safety services;

  • preparation, completion, review and revision of safety policies
  • risk assessment and evaluation
  • advice, guidance and information for compliance
  • audits, spot checks and full inspections
  • identification of hazards and reporting of incidents
  • help with selection of protective equipment
  • reviews of existing arrangements
  • training specific to your needs
  • help line

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Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

The updated regulations came into health and safety law on the 6th April 2015. In general there are to be three phases of a project. Pre-Construction: Inception. Design and Planning. Construction:The Construction Work, Design and Planning may continue. Post Construction: Practical completion of the work and handover. Construction works has many labels and there are […]

Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974 “HASAWA”

The issue of a suitable health and safety policy statement is a legal requirement where five or more people are employed – where less than five it need not be in writing. The policy statement should generally consists of three sections:- The statement of intent of the organisation. The organisation of the operation, who does […]

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. ‘PUWER’

The requirements of this regulation covers many areas of work equipment, from office equipment to large presses and machinery found on production lines. Many of the provisions found will not apply to the more basic types of equipment. For hazardous work equipment careful assessment will be required to ensure that the relevant provisions of the […]

Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

There are many persons being injured in the workplace due to poor lifting techniques. This regulation has been applied to cross-cover all workplaces. It requires the need to adopt a risk management approach to reducing risks of injury when persons undertake manual handling activities. The definition of manual handling includes the following:- Any transporting or […]

Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002

Taking into account suitability, design, usage and user. We can complete thorough inspection of harness and associated personal protective equipment. Identify the hazards. When assessing the need first identify the hazards that may be present, such as eye protection, splashes of liquids, airborne dust etc, it might be appropriate to issue impact-resistant eye protection. Employers […]

Asbestos

We can provide suitable training sessions either to management or operatives, using power point presentations, identifying where asbestos could be found and located, what to do if it is located, including working procedures. Surveying, sampling and assessment of asbestos containing materials to MDHS 100. Condition surveys and guidance on sealing or removal. Selection and control […]

Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 came into force on 6 April 2012, updating previous asbestos regulations to take account of the European Commission’s view that the UK had not fully implemented the EU Directive on exposure to asbestos (Directive 2009/148/EC). In practice the changes are fairly limited. They mean that some types of non-licensed […]

Legal

Help line available at two levels during normal working hours ‘help desk’ by telephone and ’24-seven’ twenty four hours three hundred and sixty five days facility as required.

Training

We can provide selected training for various needs including, but not limited to:- Noise in the workplace, Manual handling, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health, Material safety data sheets, Accident prevention, Confined space working, Health and safety awareness, Use and selection of personal protective equipment, Legionella – legionnaires disease, Asbestos awareness for management and operatives. […]

Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

The regulations deal with the structure and layout of the building as they affect workers and facilities for workers. They apply to the following areas of the workplace:- Maintenance of workplace and of equipment, devices and systems, Ventilation, Temperature in indoor workplaces, Lighting, Cleanliness and waste materials, Room dimensions and space, Workstations and seating, Condition […]

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (The Management Regulations). Regulation 3 requires that suitable and sufficient assessment be made of:- The risks to the health and safety of all employees whilst they are at work; The risks to health and safety of all persons arising from company’s operations; The identification of […]

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 ‘LOLER’

Check and inspect lifting equipment and operation of the equipment to ensure that it has received periodic examinations and inspections. Taking into account protection against slips, trips and falls, means of access and egress, operator and user protection, the means of summoning assistance and/or help, marking of the lifting equipment. Link to:- Risk Assessment in […]

Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 ‘DSE’.

Workstations should meet the requirements of the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations. The employer has to undertake a risk assessment of the workstation and analysis of work stations, taking into account requirements of those workstations, assessing health and safety risks of working with display screen equipment (visual display units (VDU)) use of the […]

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations ‘COSHH’

The regulations have been amended by the “Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (Amendment) Regulations 2004”, the definitions for exposures have been altered from OES and MEL to read “workplace exposure limit” (WEL). The “workplace exposure limit” is for a substances hazardous to health means the exposure limit approved by the Health and Safety Commission […]

Construction

Compliance with the “Construction (Design and Management) Regulations”. Full site inspection, audits of documentation and hazard spotting exercises. Recognised health and safety awareness training providers under the ‘CSCS’ scheme operated through the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board). Provider of ‘Tool-box-talks’ documentation. Regular and routine site safety inspections. Downloads: Personal Protective Equipment Safety Helmets (Microsoft Word […]

Fire and Fire Precautions in the Workplace

We can complete fire risk assessment as required under the "Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005". This includes the following stages:- Hazard spotting. Eliminate, control or avoid the risks. Checks on existing fire provisions of services. Combustible materials. Persons at risk. Means of escape.

Documentation

Supply and implementation of detailed "Safety Management Systems" with links to "quality assurance" (QA) system and BS 8800; Both have its links to ISO 9002 – "QA" – systems and ISO 14000 series.

Environmental impact assessments, policy statements and procedural requirements

Internal air quality, air quality monitoring, for levels of carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), relative humidity (RH) & ambient air temperature. Noise at work assessments, advice on selection of suitable control measures. Sick Building Syndrome, Identification including temperature humidity, air quality, lighting, dust levels, microwave radiation. Bacteriological analysis, Various checks and tests for identification […]

Legionella – Legionnaires Diseases.

In general, conditions, which permit legionella to proliferate and aerosol to be created, should be avoided. Where, this is not practical, the risk should be minimised and controlled by reducing the release of water droplets and controlling the water quality. In relation to all water systems, proliferation may be avoided by: – Protect systems against […]

Work at Height

We can provide various types of resources for operations of this nature, including risk assessment and issue of selected personal protective equipment. We are able to act as a competent person for the regular and routine thorough inspection of the protective equipment i.e. harnesses.

Other Areas

Confined Spaces – advice and training. Link to Confined Spaces Working (Microsoft Word .doc) RIDDOR – Reporting of injuries, diseases and near misses. Link to REPORTING OF INJURIES, DISEASES AND DANGEROUS OCCURRENCES REGULATIONS 1995 (Microsoft Word .doc) Control of lead at work – assessments, safe systems of work. Link to Control of Lead at Work […]