In any business with its own premises or which conducts work on external sites, health and safety is a serious issue. It is also a very wide-ranging one, because it covers every aspect of the business, from office environments to work areas where employees can be exposed to significant risks.
Here are a few questions we often ask our clients:
Do the managers and other responsible persons who need to carry out risk assessments fully understand how to do it?
Have all your people been trained in manual handling – including office staff?
Are you following Display Screen Equipment regulations?
What if you bring in contractors to work on your site? This can transform a low risk environment into a high risk one. Are you prepared?
We haven’t even mentioned accident investigation or control of hazardous substances yet.
A FULL UNDERSTANDING
It is also important that every person at every level of your company has a full understanding of their responsibilities regarding health and safety. There are a lot of myths out there, and also many important facts of which a surprising number of people are unaware.
How do you make sure your health and safety policy is fit for purpose? First it makes sense to know where you are. FCS can provide a full health and safety audit, in which we look at your safety management system in-depth and without bias.
The report we create helps you address any issues of non-compliance that might be found, and also enables you to work towards best practice in specific areas.
Whatever training or guidance you require, FCS will also be able to provide it on an ongoing basis should you choose.
Find out more about the health and safety support we offer.
Call us on 01788 569 774 or contact us online and we’ll get back to you.
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WHERE WE ARE
First Class Safety
Unit 6C Midland Trading Estate
Warwickshire, CV21 1PB