Any business with five or more employees in the United Kingdom is legally required to have:
• A written health and safety policy
• Written risk assessments covering all significant workplace hazards
• Access to professional, competent health and safety advice, either internally or through an external consultant
• Suitable and appropriate workplace safety equipment
• Sufficient training for all employees
There are numerous penalties for not complying with the law, including:
• Unlimited fines
• Prison sentences
• Director disqualifications
• A damaged reputation
• Civil compensation claims
Our professional consultancy solutions are designed to help clients comply with health and safety legislation and our services can be tailored to suit your organisation’s individual needs, as and when your organisation requires it. This flexible approach offers small companies a cost-effective way to receive professional advice.
Large organisations can also benefit from our services. For example, our consultants can provide professional support and guidance for your in-house health and safety employees.
Our team of expert consultants are extremely knowledgeable and experienced in the management of health and safety, having all served in health and safety managerial roles in the past. It is due to this vast amount of knowledge and experience, as well as the pragmatic and practical approach of our team that we can provide a bespoke service, unique to Keep Safe Solutions.
The Managerial package see’s all of your organisation’s health and safety needs met through the provision of a dedicated health and safety practitioner, on your site, as much as you need them. Our simple pricing solution enables you to completely outsource all of your health and safety managerial needs, meaning you spend less on expensive salaries and increase resource efficiency within your organisation.
Our state of the art Managerial package is a monthly subscriber arrangement which means even more savings for you organisation as our day rate is reduced even more. What’s more, is this saving continues to grow the more days you use our services.
By working in partnership with Keep Safe Solutions you could have a dedicated Health and Safety Manager for just 20% of the average monthly salary.
Legislation dictates that companies employing five or more employees must have a written health and safety policy, among others. These policies must be regularly reviewed and revised, and changes must be brought to the attention of all employees.
Your organisation’s health and safety policy should consist of three key sections:
• The Statement of Intent
• Organisational Responsibilities
• Arrangements for Implementation
Keep Safe Solutions will work in partnership with all levels of your team to write your organisation’s specific, suitable and sufficient health and safety policy, as well as any other health and safety related procedural document.
We will then review this documentation with you on a regular basis to ensure that it shows a true reflection of your company and remains legally compliant.
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations require all organisations with five or more employees to carry out written health and safety risk assessments of all of their significant hazards. We will complete this on your behalf, on site, in real time, ensuring that your company is fully compliant.
Risk assessments must be reviewed if there is reason to suspect that it is no longer valid, we will work in conjunction with your team to ensure this is done regularly.
We can also provide fully accredited training to your operational staff and management alike to enable them to competently complete risk assessments themselves.
With so many pieces of Health and Safety legislation, risk assessing can seem overwhelming at times. Why not let the Keep Safe team take the headache out of health and safety and do it all for you.
Our Fire NEBOSH qualified consultants have many years of experience in fire safety. They won’t only provide you with a risk assessment but also provide you with solutions to your organisation’s fire safety concerns.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order is the overriding piece of fire safety legislation that covers most workplaces today. The order stipulates that all employers must carry out a full fire risk assessment, thoroughly examining the potential risk and spread of fire in a commercial property. However, Fire Risk Assessments can be an extremely complex process and the detail that is required can be intricate and exhaustive.
Here at Keep Safe Solutions, we can carry out your fire risk assessment for you, working to the highest possible standard and ensuring you comply with all your legal and contractual obligations.
Our dedicated team are fully trained and highly experienced and can select the most appropriate assessment process for your individual specifications and requirements. They can also advise you on any remedial action that needs to be taken following the results. So for a complete fire safety service, you can count on Keep Safe.
Method statements or safe systems of work are required under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and are intended to provide both the client and the individuals that are carrying out work, with the necessary information to undertake the job safely.
It is essential that a copy of the Method Statements is kept available for inspection by all personnel. In addition, it is the responsibility of Management to ensure that all operatives are aware of their role in the job which is outlined within the method statement.
Method statements will depend on the complexity and size of the job and are intended to show how the work will be executed safely.
Our team of expert health and safety practitioners will work with your organisation to create and more importantly implement, risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work. Remember, all of our work is conducted on site, in real time, thus ensuring it is suitable, sufficient and legally complaint.
Gaining accreditation to a well-respected health and safety assessment scheme can prove invaluable for your business, improving company and brand reputation and increasing revenue due to additional contract acquisition.
The Keep Safe team have a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with health and safety assessment accreditation schemes and have helped countless clients achieve the desired status. Our consultants use specifically designed documentation and industry leading know-how to ensure your organisation maximises its chances of a successful application process.
We conduct all of the work on site, in real time alongside your team to ensure a true reflection of your organisation is shown and the strengths in your company’s health and safety culture are truly demonstrated.
If training is required in order to assist in the application process, Keep Safe Solutions can provide this as part of your custom designed, bespoke accreditation achievement package.
Our specialities include:
Why not work in partnership with Keep Safe Solutions to achieve your accreditation and let us take the headache out of health and safety?
Employers must ensure the health and safety of their workplace is proactively monitored and with this, the Keep Safe team can help.
We will provide practical, yet detailed workplace health and safety inspections at your premises which highlight both areas for improvement and areas of good practice enabling you to see what is working well and where company resources need to be better directed in the future to ensure a safer working environment.
The practical and physical presence of a health and safety professional on site can greatly improve employee productivity and safety buy-in. This is because it not only acts as a deterrent to staff who may otherwise try to cut corners whilst performing their workplace activities, but more importantly because employees see a very real commitment from senior management to improving their health, safety and welfare.
Keep Safe Solutions will provide a full and thorough workplace inspection as well as a detailed and comprehensive follow-up report, including recommendations for implementation allowing you to easily identify and rectify workplace safety concerns.
There is a requirement under law to not only monitor workplace conditions, but also monitor your organisations health and safety management system and provisions as a whole, including; policies and procedures, employee inductions and training, consultation and communication, etc.
Keep Safe Solutions experienced health and safety consultants are extremely well versed in undertaking systematic and audits of workplace health and safety systems which effectively identify deficiencies in procedural and operational health and safety arrangements.
This enables our expert consultants to draw up a realistic and effective report and action plan which ensures health and safety pitfalls are highlighted and addressed and legislative compliance is achieved.
To find out more about the above services or reference a seperate enquiry, please contact us via email at [email protected] or telephone on 0151 706 8161 and have an informal chat with one of our experienced advisors who will gladly guide you through the whole process and answer any questions you may have.
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