Health & Safety – Benefits

Health and Safety / By WG Safety Health & Safety – Benefits

There are many benefits of engaging our Health and Safety consultancy services. Firstly, it ensures the well-being and safety of all of your staff within the workplace, customers, the local environment and the community. It promotes your company as a conscientious and responsible organisation leading to more business, and any employees, contractors and supply chains will be more likely to work with you. You are also likely to reduce staff absences due to work related illness or injury.

Finally, it is a legal requirement, the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 places a legal duty on employers to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health, safety, and welfare of employees, and to ensure that employees and others are kept safe. WG Safety will ensure you are complaint with the law by providing a range of assessments and services such as risk management services, COSHH assessments, and dangerous substance assessments.

If you have a company with five or more employees, it is also your responsibility to provide up to date written health & safety policy.

For a reliable health and safety management in Cannock your business can contact WG Safety for health and safety support and consultancy services who will work with you to comply with health and safety legislation and guidance.

We provide tailor task-based risk assessments that helps your employees to competently carry out their work. For example, if you are a construction agency your needs will greatly differ to the needs of a care provider or nursing home.  Our health and safety competent person service can identify the risks posed at your site, and will provide training and support in producing task-based risk assessments.  To assure compliance with legal requirements, or to avoid incidents, injuries or serious harm, it is advisable to seek professional help provided by our relevant risk assessment services. Cannock based companies can see a recent case study where we successfully implemented ISO 45001 management system into a renowned first-tier automotive manufacturing company.

Along with our COSHH assessments, Cannock based companies can commission up to date and thorough fire risk assessment services from WG Safety. We carry out over 100 fire risk assessments throughout the UK each year, using our team of expert fire risk assessors. They all have over 20 years’ experience of fire assessment work, and have held senior positions either within a regulatory fire authority, or in the chemical and manufacturing process industries.

Health & Safety legislation is regularly being changed and updated, and our monthly legal register update services, will track applicable health, safety and environmental compliance obligations that may affect your business operations. This service is particularly suited to organisations working towards, or maintaining existing certifications to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 management systems.

For more information on our health and safety services, contact us today.

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