4) Outsourcing Services -Health & Safety

healthIn both rural and urban environments a key issue for small and medium sized organisation with property, offices or services is being able to ensure all areas are covered.

All organisations with 5 or more employees are required by UK law to have:-
– Health & safety policy documents
– Health & safety training for managers & employees
– Risk assessment documents for all significant hazards
– Access to competent health & safety advice
– Arrangements for the planning, organisation, control, monitoring & review of health & safety arrangements

The penalities for non-compliance with health & safety law include:-
– Unlimited fines
– Disqualification from Company Directorships
– Individual fines and jail sentences
– Damaged reputations & business loss

Our consultancy & support services
For small organisations without full time specialist staff we can provide a variety of advisory services including audits of compliance; risk assessments; suitable policies (& updates); health & Safety manuals tailored to your specific needs; competent health & safety advice & retainer contracts. We can also provide practical advice & documentation and assist with supplier, contract, or tender questionnaires to help you win or retain business. We can provide a robust risk based services which assists you meet your moral and legal obligations. We can provide updated policies, support the Health & Safety Committee. We can also conduct a number of technical audits including:-

Electrical Maintenance
Our qualified engineers carry out independent quality checks after works have been undertaken and periodic inspections of electrical installations to ensure contractors have undertaken necessary work. Our people are NICEIC registered and have appropriate inspection and testing qualification.

Our services include:
– Building inspection reports to the standard NICEIC format
– Report on outcomes, schedule of works required & costs
– Procurement of electrical contractors
– Quality audit of electrical inspection programme, installations, rewires, and repairs.

Gas Maintenance
Our qualified engineers carry out independent quality checks after works servicing visit have been undertaken and periodic inspections to ensure contractors have undertaken necessary work. Our people are Gas Safe registered and have appropriate inspection and testing qualification.

Our services include:
– We conduct independent risk assessments as required by legislation
– Organisational reviews and auditing management arrangements
– Condition surveys for domestic systems and advice on replacement
– Auditing gas safety checks, servicing, installation and repairs
– Contractor quality performance reports
– Validation of gas safety records and documentation including CP12`S
– Legionella testing

Health & Safety Training

We offer a wide range of courses covering all aspects of health & safety training. Our methods seek to keep participants interacting, involved and interested. We offer
– Competitive pricing
– Tailored training to your policies and procedures
– Course material & handouts for future reference
– Trainers with `hands on ` experience of the area of work

Our courses cover
– Foundations in health & safety including key legislation
– Management systems in health & safety
– Risk controls on hazards within the following areas:-

– Workplace
– Transport
– Musculoskeletal
– Work equipment
– Chemical & biological
– Physical & psychological
– Basic safety on
– Electrical safety
– Fire Safety

So if you want to ensure that your services comply to legislative requirements; that your policy and procedures are regularly updated; that your staff require training or support etc please contact us today. Our conversation is strictly confidential and free.

CONTACT John Brennan 01803852270 0r email john@caracommunity.co.uk