Health & Safety Consultants are here to help you.

Posted by SM Smith Associates on November 5, 2010  |   No Comments »

SM Smith Associates are here to help the implementation of Health and Safety risk assessments, policies, guidelines, and legislation into your workplace. We have a team of Health and Safety consultants dedicated to making sure your business complies with UK regulations and helping you to understand what is required.

As a business owner, it is your responsibility to manage health and safety risks on your premises, but more often than not, owners are not aware of the risks posed in the workplace.

It is important that you are fully aware of all the current Health and Safety legislation including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations 1999. If you are not compliant with the regulations, you could face a legal penalty such as a fine, and even a prison sentence.

sm smith associates In 2006, a gas installer company was fined £10,000 with £28,000 costs because a member of staff sustained an injury due to over exposure to vibration, in situations which could have been avoided. If you are ignorant to the legislation in place, you are solely responsible for the consequences. Contact SM Smith Associates, a team of Health and Safety consultants, to ensure that you are always up to date with the latest changes in legislation.

As a team of Health and Safety experts, we are fully NEBOSH qualified, and are able to offer a huge variety of services to help you keep on top of your Health and Safety responsibilities in the workplace. Some of the services you can expect to receive from us are health and safety training, risk assessment and accident investigations, employment law advice.

We are committed to providing professional high quality Health and Safety implementation, without any of the complications.

If your business employs more than five employees, you are legally obliged to ensure that a formal Health and Safety policy is implemented and followed. SM Smith Associates will work with you to produce a policy relevant to your business and keep you compliant with current UK laws.

If you’re unsure about your compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation, or are worried about being prosecuted, contact a Health and Safety consultant to discuss your requirements.

At SM Smith Associates we pride ourselves on being able to make Health and Safety simple. We work alongside our clients to help businesses maintain compliance with Health and Safety laws in the workplace by:

  • developing internal policies
  • carrying out risk assessments
  • identifying relevant hazards
  • carrying out site inspections to check if policies and procedures are being followed
  • attending safety meetings
  • helping you comply with legislation
  • keeping records of accidents and incidents, and
  • producing reports to make improvements.

If you’re a business owner, we would love to hear from you and discuss your requirements, so call one of our Health and Safety consultants today. We offer a free no obligation quotation to help you get started with your Health and Safety compliance. Contact us today to arrange your first appointment.

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