Health and Safety legislation is an issue for any organisation with five or more employees. You will need written health and safety policies, procedures and arrangements in place to address their health and safety at work.
Sentient provide health and safety advice to employers to keep them legally compliant, to help reduce risk to employees and to help improve the bottom line. All our health and safety advice and guidance is pragmatic, with a strong focus on activities that help keep employees safe and provide cost effective and tangible benefits for the business.
You’re busy building your business and all of a sudden you turn round and realise that you have a whole bunch of staff. And with staff - even as few as five - comes legal responsibility.
You and your employees, managers and directors could face criminal prosecution if you don’t have written Health and Safety documents including:
With the proper Health and Safety advice it’s easy to avoid the financial and reputational cost of prosecution. With health and safety advice from Sentient, you will not only meet your immediate obligations quickly and efficiently, you also access an ongoing safety monitoring and advisory service to make sure you don’t fall into the same trap again.
With Sentient’s health and safety advice we will ensure that your business complies with health and safety legislation at the right time, for the right reason and as painlessly as possible. As part of our health and safety advice service, we will:
Sentient help set up your Health and Safety management system, provide you with all the relevant documentation and advise on the procedures you must follow to ensure that any visit from a Health and Safety Inspector passes without major incident. Our health and safety advisors have worked with the HSE for many years and have great insight into what they look for when performing checks and what companies need to do to ensure they comply with relevant legislation.
The answer is virtually everything! Anything from risk assessments and compliance audits, COSHH assessments to hazard storage advice, asbestos surveys and machinery risks assessments, plus everything in between. We can provide you with all the forms you need to assess and manage the general risks in your business plus also risk from specific issues such as manual handling, and fire risks.
All our Health and Safety advice and recommendations are tailor made to suit your organisation and its current circumstances. We provide you with the Health and Safety advice that not only identifies the risks but provides you with procedures that make sure that any risks stay fixed.
Our team of experienced health and safety advice consultants have backgrounds in a wide variety of industries and we work with organisations of all sizes. Consequently we are very flexible on the types of health and safety advice contracts that we offer. Everything from annual everything included, fixed fee, 24 hour support, to ad hoc projects/events and day rate services. We also offer a comprehensive range of Health and Safety advice courses so you can train staff to identify and spot health and safety risks and put the necessary procedures in place to tackle them.