In Regulation 7- (1) of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 states:
“Every employer shall, subject to paragraphs (6) and (7), appoint one or more competent persons to assist him in undertaking the measures he needs to take to comply with the requirements and prohibitions imposed upon him by or under the relevant statutory provisions and by Part II of the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997.”
Depending on the nature and risk profile of your company, you may need external Health and Safety advice in order to;
This form of monitoring reports on the suitability of the organisations health and safety arrangements and gives a snapshot on performance, how risks are being controlled, if workplace precautions are adequate and recommendations for improvement where so identified. It also assists with trend analysis.
An action and timescale is located at the end of each area of audit/inspection report to communicate to the stakeholder how the non-conformance has or will be closed out within a given timescale. Good practice and photographs are always included in reports.
Types of audit include:
Risk Assessments are undertaken for all work activities to determine the measures required to ensure compliance with Health & Safety legislation thus ensuring the health, safety and well being of employees, contractors, visitors and the general public. Method Statements (safe systems of work) are produced upon completion of a Risk Assessment to describe how a task will be executed and the risk control measures required.
The Method Statement generally describes how the work is to be executed and clearly references the procedures and controls necessary to ensure the work is done safely and to identify any specific tools, competencies, equipment, plant, machinery, products, materials, etc that are required.
Hallam Safety can assist employers in the development of Policies and Procedures specific to their own requirements.
If you employ more than 5 people a written policy is required showing the companies commitment to Health & Safety and management arrangements to enable its effectiveness.
Document & Accreditations Services
Hallam Safety can provide standard and bespoke documents solutions together with assistance in gaining accreditations.
We can complete pre-qualification questionnaires, produce registers, communication systems, health & safety forms, checklists. In addition we can assist with the gaining of accreditations such as Achilles and Safe Contractor.
Types of Risk Assessment & Method Statement include:
• Manual Handling
• Work at Height
• Task Specific e.g. Operating Forklift or Excavator
• Using a tail-lift
• Project or Site Specific
• Fire Risk Assessment
• Office Risk Assessment
• CoSHH Assessments
• Point-of-Work Risk Assessments
• Display Screen Assessments
• Workplace Stress Risk Assessments
• Method Statements
Types of Policies include:
• Anti Fraud Policy
• Bribery & Corruption Policy
• D&A Policy-Procedure
• Environmental Policy Statement
• Equal Opportunites & Dignity at Work Policy
• Ethical Policy
• H&S Policy
• H&S Policy Statement
• Sustainable Procurement Policy
• Work at Height Policy
• Workplace Stress Policy
• Modern Slavery
• Worksafe Policy
Accident and Incident investigation is so important in finding out why something happened and what can be done in order to prevent a reocccurance. Hallam Safety has vast experience in this field having investigated many high profile cases. Our expertise includes workplace accidents/incidents, those involving plant, tools and equipment, transport, mobile elevated work platforms and fire investigations.This process identifies numerous causes leading to continuous improvement. Hallam Safety can analyse an organisations accident statistics and advise and recommend measures to improve them.
Hallam Safety can deliver standard or bespoke training courses, including your employees.
Training Courses include:
Fire Risk Assessments
Hallam Safety can assist an organisation in completing fire risk assessments including producing evacuation/building plans.
Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire) Safety Order 2005 employers (and/or building owners or occupiers) must carry out a fire safety risk assessment and keep it up to date.
Based on the findings of the assessment, employers need to ensure that adequate and appropriate fire safety measures are in place to minimise the risk of injury or loss of life in the event of a fire.
Hallam Safety can identify the risks and advise on the significant findings including training, fire stopping, alarm systems, emergency lighting, compartmentation.
All businesses have an impact on the environment. If your business could benefit from improving its environmental performance and compliance then Hallam Safety can help.
We can assess your current status and help you to;
• Identify where you could use resources more efficiently
• Involve your staff and help increase their environmental awareness
• Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability to your clients
• Reduce landfill waste
• Increase recycling
• Reduce spillages and pollution
• Save costs
We offer a wide range of environmental advisory services, including;
• Environmental procedures
• Workplace inspections and audits
• Environmental impact risk assessments
• Waste management plans
• Emergency spillage response plans
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