As a business owner it is your responsibility to ensure that your premises is a safe place to work in.  If you employ more than 5 members of staff you must have a full Health and Safety Plan in place. In this article, we look at how you can go about arranging one.

Who Can Undertake A Health And Safety Inspection In Kent?

Any trained and certified Health and Safety Consultant can come to your premises to undertake an inspection of your current health and safety procedures. The consultant will use this inspection and any subsequent audit, as a starting point for their recommendations to ensure your ongoing compliance.  Your independent Heath and Safety Consultant will record their all of their findings in a written report and make recommendations based on areas that need improvement.  Your Consultant will also provide you with the tools you need to ensure that your premises not only meets legal guidelines, but also continues to be a safe place for you, your staff and your visitors.

What Is A Health And Safety Inspection In Kent?

Simply put, it is an assessment of all of your current health and safety procedures, followed by a series of guidelines and mandatory recommendations that will ensure that you are meeting your legal obligations in respect of the same.

Here at Risk Safety Services, our Health and Safety Consultants examine your existing safety policies, your risk assessments, your staff training and all aspects of how safety is managed within your company. They can then put a plan into action that can improve and expand on every aspect of Health and Safety within your Kent based business.

A Health and Safety Inspection is an entirely independent review of your current Health and Safety management system, and will offer:

  • A comprehensive inspection of the workplace.
  • An overview of current guidelines for Health and Safety compliance.
  • Advice and guidance how your company can remain compliant with current Health and
  • Safety legislation and best practice.
  • An opportunity for with employees to voice any concerns
  • Record the findings and recommendations in a comprehensive report.
  • Provide you with an executive summary, complete with prioritised findings and recommendations.
  • Photographic evidence of their findings
  • An action plan to covering all of their initial findings and recommendations.

Why Do I Need An Independent Health And Safety Inspection For My Kent Based Business? 

By law, all employers are responsible for the health and safety management of their staff. As an employer, it is your duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of your employees and other people who might be affected by your business. You must make sure that workers and others are protected from anything that may cause harm.  This means you need to put a plan in place that  effectively controls and minimises any risks to injury or health that could arise in your workplace.

The responsibilities covered by the Health and Safety Regulations are very detailed and have specific guidelines attached to them.  As a business owner, you may be too weighed down with your daily duties to find the time to keep on top of your Health and Safety obligations.   By hiring an independent consultant to undertake a Health And Safety Inspection for your business, you can be sure that your premises is as safe as it can be, leaving you free to concentrate on what you do best.

Undertaking a Health And Safety Inspection in Kent means that you can be sure that you are protecting everyone who works on, or visits your premises and that you are meeting all of the requirements put upon you by law.  A safe workplace, is a happy and successful workplace, so book your independent Health And Safety Inspection with us today.

Here at Risk Safety Services we can provide you with a wealth of Health And Safety services in Kent.   Call us on 0843 523 0410 to find our more about the dedicated services we offer.

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