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Health and Safety Resources

As a business owner, ensuring health and safety is satisfactory in the workplace is crucial for the well-being of your employees and the success of your business. Here is a list of essential Health and Safety Resources and considerations that business owners need to address:

  1. Risk Assessments: Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards in the workplace and evaluate the level of risk associated with each hazard.
  2. Safety Policies and Procedures: Develop and implement clear safety policies and procedures that outline expectations, responsibilities, and guidelines for employees to follow.
  3. Emergency Preparation: Establish emergency response plans, including evacuation procedures, fire safety measures, and first aid protocols. Conduct regular drills and provide appropriate training to employees.
  4. Training and Education: Provide comprehensive health and safety training to all employees, including training on hazard identification, proper use of equipment, and emergency response procedures.
  5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Identify the necessary personal protective equipment for specific tasks and provide employees with appropriate PPE, such as safety glasses, helmets, gloves and protective clothing.
  6. Safe Equipment and Machinery: Ensure that all equipment and machinery used in the workplace is regularly inspected, well-maintained, and meets the safety standards. Provide training on the safe operation and maintenance of the equipment.
  7. Ergonomics: Consider ergonomic principles when designing workspaces to prevent musculoskeletal injuries and provide ergonomic equipment, such as adjustable chairs and desks, in order to promote employee comfort and productivity.
  8. Chemical and Hazardous Materials: Implement proper storage, handling, and disposal procedures for chemicals and hazardous materials. Clearly label containers, provide Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and train employees on safe handling practices.
  9. Workplace Violence Prevention: Develop policies and procedures to address and prevent workplace violence incidents. Provide training on conflict resolution, stress management, and reporting procedures.
  10. Health and Well-being Programs: Promote employee health and well-being by offering wellness programs, ergonomic assessments, access to mental health resources and encouraging work-life balance.
  11. Regular Inspections and Maintenance: Conduct routine inspections of the workplace to identify any safety hazards, ensure compliance with regulations and address maintenance issues promptly.
  12. Incident Reporting and Investigation: Establish a system for reporting workplace incidents, near misses and accidents. Investigate incidents to determine their cause and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  13. Regulatory Compliance: Stay informed about relevant health and safety regulations specific to your industry and ensure compliance with all legal requirements. Keep records of inspections, training and incident reports as proof of compliance.
  14. Contractor and Visitor Safety: Implement safety protocols for contractors and visitors who enter the workplace. Inform them of safety rules, potential hazards and emergency procedures.
  15. Continuous Improvement: Foster a culture of continuous improvement by regularly reviewing and updating health and safety practices. Encourage employee feedback and involvement in identifying and addressing safety concerns.

Remember, this list is not exhaustive, and the specific health and safety resources desired may vary depending on your industry and workplace. It is crucial to assess your unique circumstances and consult with health and safety professionals to ensure comprehensive compliance as well as the well-being of your employees.

3 easy ways to manage your health & safety with us

1

Monthly Payment

All of the below is included:

• Competent H&S Advisors
• Full Online Safety Management Systems
• Discounted Training
• Large Range of Online Courses
• Help with SSIP Accreditations
• 24 hour Telephone Advice
• 1&3 Year Agreements

FROM £59 PER MONTH

2

One Off Payment

All of the below is included:

• Competent H&S Advisors
• Full Online Safety Management Systems
• Discounted Training
• Large Range of Online Courses
• Help with SSIP Accreditations
• 24 hour Telephone Advice
• 1&3 Year Agreements

FROM £566 PER YEAR

3

Bespoke Packages

Tailored to you business with the option consultancy and training packages.

• Competent H&S Advisors
• Full Online Safety Management Systems
• Discounted Training
• Large Range of Online Courses
• Help with SSIP Accreditations
• 24 hour Telephone Advice
• 1&3 Year Agreements

Retained Health & Safety Services

At OJ Health and Safety, we pride ourselves on ensuring a consistent, professional, and most importantly, personal service. All of our work is fully certified and fully insured by qualified experts. We are part of the Occupational Safety & Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) and our Managing Director is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Every business needs access to competent health and safety service that’s relevant to the dangers faced by their employees. Retained Health & Safety services enable you to stay up-to-date with the constantly evolving H&S regulations and ensure your business is fully compliant. In turn, this can help you avoid potential fines and possible prosecution whilst allowing you to concentrate on your daily business commitments.

Our competent person safety service includes:

Access to a fully compliant, competent H&S Consultant

  • Personalised Online Safety Management System including:
    • Competent Person Safety Service
    • Policy Development
    • Training Management
    • Risk Assessment Development
    • Method Statement Development
    • COSHH Assessment Development
    • Document Storage
    • Subcontractor Management
  • Access to qualified SSIP Assessor for help and advice
  • Discount on Health and Safety Training
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A few of the major benefits of a retained health & safety advisory are:

  • Ongoing health and safety advice.
  • Risk assessments and safety inspections.
  • Health and safety training.
  • Reviewing and developing health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Using OJ Health & Safety’s retained health and safety services means your advisor can get familiar with your business and gain a deeper understanding of the risks faced by your staff, providing personal guidance you can rely on.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) undertakes regular compliance checks on businesses across the UK, and often places a strong focus on those in high-risk industries, such as construction.

What makes OJ Health & Safety different is our friendly, professional, can-do attitude. You are not just a number to us and we want you to be 100% happy with our services. Our client retention speaks volumes and says everything you need to know about our services. Please see a variety of our clients on the OJ homepage.

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