It is the world’s first OH&S International standard. Providing an excellent framework for a safe and healthy workplace, it will help thousands of organisations prevent work-related injuries, ill health and death.
ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for Environmental Management, updated in 2015. ISO 14001 looks at your environmental impact as a company and at ways of monitoring and potentially reducing these impacts to make yourself greener and as environmentally friendly as possible. It can also help you to grow sustainably while reducing the environmental impact of this growth.
The most widely-recognised quality management system in the world, the ISO 9001 accreditation is proof that your company does what it says it will. Once your business has successfully achieved the ISO 9001, by placing this on your website, it becomes a badge of quality, telling existing and prospective clients that it’s a professional organisation which meets the highest standards.
Incorrect use of DSE or poorly designed workstations or work environments can lead to pain in necks, shoulders, backs, arms, wrists and hands as well as fatigue and eye strain. This could lead to lots of employee absence or poor staff morale, which could cost your business significantly. Ensuring that you have a system in place to comply to DSE regulations will ensure that health risks are kept to a minimum.
Traffic Management Risk assessment is a crucial component of your health and safety considerations. Failure to adequately protect staff from vehicles of any variety could lead to accidents and potential fines or even prosecution.
A detailed examination and inspection scheme must be carried out by persons of sufficient competence, who are independent and impartial to allow objective decisions to be made and complete a LOLER Assessment before the use of lifting equipment at work
Almost every workplace will require some sort of manual handling activities to be carried out so it is imperative that the correct risk assessments and training are conducted before doing so. If done incorrectly, manual handling can cause serious and long-term damage to your employee's physical health.
Toolbox Talk Videos provide your business with small condensed training videos which can be used on shared points for regular training refreshers or to help build awareness of various Health & Safety risks with you and your team.
Employers have a responsibility to comply with the Health & Safety Executives ACoP L8 and HSG 274 part 2. At Safety First, we offer monthly, quarterly, six monthly and yearly monitoring for Legionella.
Under the Control of Vibrations at Work Regulations 2005, employers must protect workers from health risks caused by vibration. Action and limit values were introduced for hand-arm and whole-body vibration.
Employers are required to protect workers from health risks caused by vibration, under the Control of Vibrations at Work Regulations 2005, which introduced action and limit values for whole-body and hand-arm vibration.
Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from noise under the Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. This affects employers of businesses involved with noisy powered machinery or tools, or explosive sources.
The Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006 implements the European Noise Directive, which requires European companies to conduct environmental noise monitoring, and take steps to control their impact on the wider environment.
Employers have a ‘duty of care’ in providing a safe work environment, as outlined in the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999). This includes ensuring good air quality and controlling exposure to hazardous substances.