We know that Health and Safety is not the sexiest of topics. It is, however, vitally important in all areas of working and personal life to keep those we have a responsibility to safe and well.
Health and Safety in the workplace is essential in order to reduce costs and risks, lower employee absence and turnover rates. When a company is non-compliant with their health and safety the risk could be astronomical to a company’s bank balance, due to the threat of legal action or a damaged reputation impacting on future business opportunities.
It is in an organisations duty of care to have formal procedures for auditing and reporting health and safety performance. Audits allow companies to protect employees and customers from harm and a correctly conducted audit can ultimately protect a company. They are a positive management tool and each company should operate within their legal obligations for health and safety.
Companies may often consider the integration of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 (formally OHSAS 18001) In order to do this companies must first evaluate the advantages or disadvantages of integration.
All organisations and businesses need to comply with Health & Safety regulations within their operation. Abbott Rose Consulting Ltd has developed this step by step guide to health and safety for business owners, managers and those responsible for implementing health and safety policies, processes and procedures in their workplace. These useful tips and resources will help to enable you and your workforce to be proactive not reactive in the face of compliance.
Asbestos is still a very serious issue for many businesses, this blog will explain the importance of businesses ensuring their staff are appropriately trained and are carrying out procedures properly and the serious implications of what can happen if they are not.
Thank goodness we have emerged from the smoky haze of Queen Victoria’s Industrial Revolution to recognise the importance of providing health and safety to the UK’s strong working backbone!
Employer/employee/visitor welfare has never been as important as is it today. Accidents (unplanned / unwanted events) caused within the workplace cost money, time, and sometimes lives!
Did you know?
Abbott Rose Consulting has several key values and building strong pillars in the Thrapston community is just one of them, after recently opening their new office in the East Northamptonshire District. With the River Nene flowing through the small town, Abbot Rose’s ethos of branching out and serving the local community is certainly not a bridge too far!
All Rights Reserved.
All Rights Reserved.