By appointing an experienced competent Chartered professional, you are ensuring your legally required duties, under Regulation 7 of The Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations.
Further demonstrating your commitment to Health & Safety, which will assist in the growth of your business.
We will provide you with the LCS team’s competency certifications that will be key business documents when tendering for new business or applying for accreditations requiring an appointed competent person responsible for Health & Safety.
For more information about appointing an experienced Chartered professional please Contact Us direct.
Do you have more than 5 employees? The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 states: employers with 5 or more employees have legal obligation to prepare a Health & Safety policy. Employees must be aware of the policy on induction and be informed where possible involved in changes of the policy. Your unique legally required policy and statement of intent sets out how you will manage safety, Health & Safety throughout your organisation.
Reflective of your business, industry type, size and your practices. It demonstrates your attitude, steps, arrangements and systems in place to ensure you are complying with legislation and keeping your people healthy and safe.
We assist you in setting your policy for implementation and continual improvement and business success. Giving you peace of mind, comfort and understanding you are in control and fulfilling your legal duties. For more information regarding your legal required policy Contact Us direct.
Safety audits are an essential part of any successful business. Not only do they provide the legal framework for compliance, it also lays the foundations for continuous improvement to enhance a competitive advantage. Demonstrating you’re committed to clients, tenants, employees, customers, accreditors and all other stakeholders It’s a chance to highlight business successes and promote opportunities.
As an external 3rd party we provide you a more accurate review that is non-bias. It ensures the systems you have in place are working efficiently and compliant. It further helps to identify areas for improvement and potential weaknesses and will assist you in house Health & Safety team for further improvement.
Enhance your company’s credentials: If you are bidding or pitching to potential new clients or looking into new business. Know that you have the adulate controls in place, you are adhering to current regulations and eliminating the risk of injury in the workplace will protect your people and ultimately benefit your business.
It is a legal requirement for every employer and self-employed person to make an assessment of the Health & Safety risks arising out of their work. The purpose of the assessment is to identify what needs to be done to control Health & Safety risks. Regulation 3 of the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Your risk assessments must be reviewed annually or when a martial change takes place and be recorded. The law further states you must appoint someone competent to help you meet your Health & Safety duties.
A competent person is someone with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to manage health and safety. So you may need extra help or advice if you do not have sufficient experience or knowledge in-house. You may also need extra help if the risks are complex.
At LCS we don’t create you huge amounts of paperwork , but identify sensible measures to control the risks in your workplace. We assist you in making them site specific and deliver a sensible and effect process for making them understandable and digestible to your employees.
You are probably already taking steps to protect your employees, but your risk assessment will help you decide whether you have covered all you need to.
It is a legal requirement that all employees of a business have access to sufficient Health & Safety information. It is one of the most effective ways of ensuring that the policies and procedures of your organisation are communicated to your staff.
As part of our offering we provide clients with tailored employee handbooks. Our comprehensive handbooks are in full colour and can be branded with your company logo.
Typically, our handbook will include the following key issues:
We customise the content to meet your specific requirements.
By appointing experts, you’re ensuring the process goes as smoothly as possible. With support you will be fully prepared, know what to expect and what your legal obligations are.
We will support and assist you in a variety of matters:
Your investigation findings will also provide essential information for authorities, courts and your insurers in the event of a claim
To see if your business is at risk or to book your fire risk assessment then please Contact Us for a confidential consultation.