Your Guide To Health And Safety Consultants In Kent
As a business owner, you need to ensure that your business premises are safe for everyone who works with you or visits you there. Keeping them safe is a priority for the ongoing success of you and your business. But, as a business owner, you are also busy focusing on the day to day running of your organisation, you may need to consider employing an expert health and safety consultant in Kent, to help keep up with your responsibilities.
Hiring a professional and experienced health and safety consultant in Kent, can ensure that your obligations in respect of the same are always taken care of.
What Does A Health And Safety Consultant Do?
A Health and Safety Consultant in Kent is an individual with the particular training and experience needed to offer health and safety advice to UK businesses. A professional Health and Safety Consultant in Kent can be on hand to help organisations to manage their own health and safety policies and procedures, as well as ensure that they continue to meet their legal obligations in respect of the same.
Here at Risk Safety Services, our Health and Safety Consultants in Kent are able to provide you with the tools to maintain these obligations. We can also provide you with access to the documents you will need to share with your employees and the programme needed to record any incidents that do occur. All of our qualified Health and Safety Consultant hold the relevant professional membership requirements and registrations with bodies that have been set up to protect the health and safety of businesses.
How Can Risk Safety Services Health And Safety Consultant Help My Business?
Our Health and Safety Consultants can help your business to identify any potential problems in your existing health and safety procedures, and in the way in which you currently report them. They can then work with you to make improvements to your systems to ensure that you always keep your staff and visitors safe and out of harms way.
Our Health and Safety consultants will guide you through the process of choosing the right tools and by helping you to write the correct documents. We can also provide you with training for you and your staff and help you to develop a Health and Safety Action Plan that suits the requirements of your organisation.
Because our Health and Safety Consultants in Kent are fully qualified and experienced professionals, they will work with you to find the right solution for your business. We treat every one of our clients as unique and won’t resort to a “one size fits all” solution for your Health and Safety requirements.
They will help you to identify:
- what you want to achieve and how you will ensure that your employees and others are kept healthy and safe at work
- areas that might cause harm to people and whether you are doing enough or need to do more to prevent that harm
- how you are going to prioritise the improvements you may need to make
- who in your company will be responsible for health and safety tasks, as well as what they should do, when they should do and with are the results they are hoping to achieve
Does My Business Really Need A Health And Safety Consultant In Kent?
If you employ more than five people, by law you must have a health and safety policy statement. You need to be sure that all of your employees are aware of what your policy statement contains. You must also undertake regular risk assessments, and record all of your findings. Just in the case the worst should occur, you must also have a dedicated method of reporting accidents and incidents in your workplace that can be referred to at a later date should you need to.
The Health and Safety Executive – The HSE – is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. It acts in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces and offers the advice and governance that our Health and Safety Consultants in Kent follow. If you have chemicals on site, as an employer you must ensure the way you store potentially hazardous chemicals and the premises in which you work, are all compliant with the HSE’s advisories and that you meet your legal obligations in respect of the health and safety of anyone who works for you.
Having to familiarise yourself with all of the legislation and guidelines relevant to your business, as well as reporting accidents and training your staff is far too much extra work for most small to medium businesses to deal with. This is why our independent Health and Safety Consultants in Kent are able to help you out with every aspect of your Health and Safety requirements.
How Can I Find A Health And Safety Consultant In Kent?
The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) has detailed information of all qualified Health and Safety Consultants in the UK. Usually you will need to enlist the services of a consultant or consultancy that is based close by to your business premises for ease and expediency. If your business in Kent is looking for a Health and Safety Consultant, companies like ours, Risk Safety Services, can provide a dedicated Health and Safety Consultant to assist you and advise your business on all the necessary procedures.
Here at Fire Risk Services, our Health and Safety Consultants in Kent, we will work with you to ensure that your business always offers a safe and compliant environment.
Find out more about our Health and Safety Consultant Services in Kent, by calling us on 0843 523 0410 today.