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 assess the levels of risk by looking at the likelihood and consequence to determine adequate control measures. This to ensure compliance with Health & Safety legislation and the health, safety and wellbeing of employees, contractors, visitors and the general public.
Safe systems of work are produced which give a chronological order in which an activity is completed safely.
We 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 company's commitment to Health & Safety and management arrangements to enable its effectiveness.
Document & Accreditations Services
We produce 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 CHAS, SMAS, Achilles and Safe Contractor.
Types of Risk Assessment & Method Statement include:
Types of Policies include:
Accident and Incident investigation is so important in finding out why something happened and what can be done in order to prevent a reoccurence. Hallam Safety has vast experience in this field having investigated many high profile cases. Our expertise includes workplace incidents, those involving plant, tools and equipment, transport, mobile elevated work platforms and fire investigations. This process identifies numerous causation factors leading to continuous improvement. Hallam Safety can analyse an organisations leading and lagging incidators and advise and recommend measures to improve them.
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.
We can identify fire hazards, and advise on significant findings and risk levels by taking account likelihood and consequence.
Typically, issues can range from management level issues, training, through to breaches of fire compartmentalisation.
Hallam Safety can deliver standard or bespoke training courses, including your employees.
Training Courses include:
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;
We offer a wide range of environmental advisory services, including;
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