Health and Safety Risk Management

Effective Health & Safety risk management takes care of your people and your business.

Increasing legislation from the Government and increased policing by the Health and Safety Executive means failure to comply with Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (aka HASAWA 1974) and associated regulations means the Health and Safety Executive has the power to issue firms with Prohibition Notices, large fines or in worst case scenarios imprisonment of culpable Directors.

Any firm with 5 or more employees must document the following:

  • Health and Safety Policy.
  • Risk Assessments.
  • Training Plans of Employment.
  • The Health and Safety Executive also require that competent advice must be available at the firm or a competent person service may be sought by outsourcing in order to meet your health and safety duties.

Risk assessment competent person training – including the following:

  • Full health and safety audit.
  • Competent person service.
  • Training of a staff member to NEBOSH qualification – allowing the employee to be the competent person.
  • Training of staff from manual handling, first aid, COSHH, risk assessments, health and safety to working safely with contractors.
  • Individual tailor made consultancy on specific issues

For advice on getting the right level of Health & Safety practises in place an appointed person should be employed or an outside consultant engaged.


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