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Ensuring a secure and compliant workplace environment for your business.

Our Health & Safety division, powered by Essential Safety, offers a dedicated Competent Person to elevate your Health and Safety practices. With a mission to mitigate risk and enhance workplace safety, we provide comprehensive documentation that aligns with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Fire Safety Reform Order 2005.

Our service not only ensures legal compliance but also empowers you to foster a secure working environment. Explore our offerings to strengthen your commitment to safety, seamlessly navigate regulations, and cultivate a workplace that prioritises the well-being of your team.

OUR DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SUPPORT

We’ve categorised our Health and Safety services into three distinct packages. With H&S Lite and H&S Standard, enjoy unlimited support via phone or email. For an elevated experience, choose our H&S Enhanced service, granting you access to a dedicated Health & Safety Consultant for ongoing support, especially in accident investigations and reporting.

View the price table below to select the package that best suits your business needs.

PRICING

HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
From £79 per month
-HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
From £79 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant-
Competent Person-
Quarterly site visit-
Annual site audit-
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review-
Annual Risk Assessment review-
Monthly support phone call-
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group-
Health & Safety policy-
Safety policies & documents-
Safe systems of work-
Workplace Risk Assessments-
Accident investigation & support-
RIDDOR support-
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSAL
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
From £105 per month
-HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
From £105 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant-
Competent Person-
Quarterly site visit-
Annual site audit-
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review-
Annual Risk Assessment review-
Monthly support phone call-
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group-
Health & Safety policy
Safety policies & documents
Safe systems of work
Workplace Risk Assessments
Accident investigation & support
RIDDOR support
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSAL
HEALTH & SAFETY ENHANCED
From £335 per month
-HEALTH & SAFETY ENHANCED
From £335 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant
Competent Person
Quarterly site visit
Annual site audit
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review
Annual Risk Assessment review
Monthly support phone call
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group
Health & Safety policy
Safety policies & documents
Safe systems of work
Workplace Risk Assessments
Accident investigation & support
RIDDOR support
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSAL
-HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
From £79 per month
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
From £105 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant--
Competent Person--
Quarterly site visit--
Annual site audit--
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review--
Annual Risk Assessment review--
Monthly support phone call--
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group--
Health & Safety policy-
Safety policies & documents-
Safe systems of work-
Workplace Risk Assessments-
Accident investigation & support-
RIDDOR support-
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSALREQUEST PROPOSAL

PRICING

HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
From £79 per month
-HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
From £79 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant-
Competent Person-
Quarterly site visit-
Annual site audit-
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review-
Annual Risk Assessment review-
Monthly support phone call-
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group-
Health & Safety policy-
Safety policies & documents-
Safe systems of work-
Workplace Risk Assessments-
Accident investigation & support-
RIDDOR support-
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSAL
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
From £105 per month
-HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
From £105 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant-
Competent Person-
Quarterly site visit-
Annual site audit-
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review-
Annual Risk Assessment review-
Monthly support phone call-
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group-
Health & Safety policy
Safety policies & documents
Safe systems of work
Workplace Risk Assessments
Accident investigation & support
RIDDOR support
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSAL
HEALTH & SAFETY ENHANCED
From £335 per month
-HEALTH & SAFETY ENHANCED
From £335 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant
Competent Person
Quarterly site visit
Annual site audit
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review
Annual Risk Assessment review
Monthly support phone call
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group
Health & Safety policy
Safety policies & documents
Safe systems of work
Workplace Risk Assessments
Accident investigation & support
RIDDOR support
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSAL
-HEALTH & SAFETY LITE
From £79 per month
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD
From £105 per month
OUR LEVELS OF SUPPORT
Dedicated HSE Consultant--
Competent Person--
Quarterly site visit--
Annual site audit--
Annual Fire Risk Assessment review--
Annual Risk Assessment review--
Monthly support phone call--
Quarterly Best Practice Health & Safety Working Group--
Health & Safety policy-
Safety policies & documents-
Safe systems of work-
Workplace Risk Assessments-
Accident investigation & support-
RIDDOR support-
Unlimited Health & Safety advice
Statutory Compliance Audit
News bulletins
Webinars
Legal updates
-REQUEST PROPOSALREQUEST PROPOSAL

ON SITE SUPPORT​

Where we are asked to attend your Company premises to provide on-site Health and Safety support outside of a project requirement, our consultancy fee will be £119.50 (exc. VAT).

Navigate Your Way to Robust Health and Safety Compliance

Examine the details of health and safety within your organisation through our Health and Safety Compliance Audit.

We assess awareness and adherence to statutory obligations and standards, ensuring a thorough understanding of your unique landscape. By uncovering the finer points of your current practices, we tailor our advice, providing strategic insights that empower your compliance journey. Our goal is not only to evaluate but also to equip you with the right tools and resources, preparing your team to confidently navigate the diverse challenges that may arise. 

HEALTH & SAFETY FAQS

By outsourcing Health & Safety, businesses can ensure that their risk assessments and policies are kept up to date, whilst protecting their workplace from any accidents. We have broken down our Health and Safety services into three unique packages. H&S Lite and H&S Standard will give you unlimited support by phone or email however, our H&S Enhanced service gives you access to a dedicated Health & Safety Management Consultant as your “Competent Person”, who will provide ongoing support in relation to accident investigations and reporting.

By protecting your workers, you reduce absences, ensuring that your workplace is more efficient and productive. Research shows that workers are more productive in workplaces that are committed to health and safety.

Reducing down-time caused by illness and accidents means less disruption – and saves your business money.

COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health.

In theory, the designated “Competent Person” is the person that will own the responsibility of ensuring that all of the work practices are carried out as safely as possible.

This will be achieved through training, regular risk assessments and safety checks. In reality, everyone in the business is responsible for workplace Health and Safety.We all have a responsibility and duty of care that must be followed when we are in the workplace.

With our Health and Safety Enhanced package, you can choose to nominate our Senior Health, Safety & Environmental Management Consultant to become your “Competent Person”.

Health and Safety law is enforced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The HSE have the right to visit our business at any time, without prior notice.

The HSE are capable of fining businesses that do not comply with Health and Safety legislation, they may also fine individuals personally or close down a business in severe cases.

The consequences of being found guilty of health and safety errors can include imprisonment in the most serious cases, as well as disqualification as a company director for up to 15 years.

HSE fines of up to £20,000 are common, and in cases of serious negligence, they can be unlimited. Check the HSE’s model examples and Summary of Maximum Penalties.

Health & Safety FAQs

By outsourcing Health & Safety, businesses can ensure that their risk assessments and policies are kept up to date, whilst protecting their workplace from any accidents. We have broken down our Health and Safety services into three unique packages. H&S Lite and H&S Standard will give you unlimited support by phone or email however, our H&S Enhanced service gives you access to a dedicated Health & Safety Management Consultant as your “Competent Person”, who will provide ongoing support in relation to accident investigations and reporting.

In theory, the designated “Competent Person” is the person that will own the responsibility of ensuring that all of the work practices are carried out as safely as possible.

This will be achieved through training, regular risk assessments and safety checks. In reality, everyone in the business is responsible for workplace Health and Safety.We all have a responsibility and duty of care that must be followed when we are in the workplace.

With our Health and Safety Enhanced package, you can choose to nominate our Senior Health, Safety & Environmental Management Consultant to become your “Competent Person”.

By protecting your workers, you reduce absences, ensuring that your workplace is more efficient and productive. Research shows that workers are more productive in workplaces that are committed to health and safety.

Reducing down-time caused by illness and accidents means less disruption – and saves your business money.

Health and Safety law is enforced by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The HSE have the right to visit our business at any time, without prior notice.

The HSE are capable of fining businesses that do not comply with Health and Safety legislation, they may also fine individuals personally or close down a business in severe cases.

COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health.

The consequences of being found guilty of health and safety errors can include imprisonment in the most serious cases, as well as disqualification as a company director for up to 15 years.

HSE fines of up to £20,000 are common, and in cases of serious negligence, they can be unlimited. Check the HSE’s model examples and Summary of Maximum Penalties.

Ensuring Workplace Fire Safety

Regardless of your business’s nature or size, making fire safety a top priority is non-negotiable.

Creating a secure work environment from fire hazards is primarily about exercising common sense. While the business owner typically assumes responsibility, fostering a collaborative approach is crucial. It’s imperative that all staff members understand their role in preventing fires and are well-versed in the measures to mitigate risks.

Trust us to help you build and implement a tailored fire safety strategy that aligns seamlessly with your unique business requirements. Remember, when it comes to fire safety, proactive measures and shared responsibility ensure a secure and resilient workplace for everyone.

fire SAFETY FAQS

In a low-risk office environment, these are the most common causes of fire:

  • Electrical. In an office, the most common causes of fire are electrical faults such as faulty equipment, overloaded sockets, damaged wires. These account for approximately 25% of fires in non-domestic buildings.
  • Misuse of equipment. Heaters positioned close to flammable items, drinks spilt on electrical equipment.
  • Storage and disposable of flammable or combustible materials. Storage of flammable liquids and unemptied bins containing combustible materials are a combustion hazard.
  • Smoking. Although smoking may be banned inside, carelessly discarded cigarettes still start fires. around one-third of deaths in non-domestic buildings are attributed to smoker’s materials.
  • Cooking appliances. Any food that has splattered or dripped in the microwave can continue to cook, causing sparks inside your microwave. Make sure you regularly clean and maintain your electrical appliance.

The employer
As an employer, it is your responsibility to make sure the workplace is a safe environment for your staff and for visitors. You have a legal duty firstly to guard against a fire occurring and secondly to ensure plans are in place in the event of a fire.

Employees
Everyone in the workplace has a duty to familiarise themselves with fire safety measures. For instance, action to take in the case of a fire, fire fighting equipment, and fire exits. Competent Fire Safety Training will ensure this is the case.

Reducing down-time caused by illness and accidents means less disruption – and saves your business money.

COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 covers general fire safety in England and in Wales.

It requires reasonable steps to be taken to reduce the risk of fire in the workplace and to make sure there is planning in place should an emergency situation occur.

In Scotland, Part 3 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, supported by the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 applies.

Yes, almost all premises where people work are covered by the Order. This includes offices, shops, care homes and hospitals, schools, sports centres, clubs, hotels, warehouses, factories, pubs and restaurants.

Fire Safety FAQs

In a low-risk office environment, these are the most common causes of fire:

  • Electrical. In an office, the most common causes of fire are electrical faults such as faulty equipment, overloaded sockets, damaged wires. These account for approximately 25% of fires in non-domestic buildings.
  • Misuse of equipment. Heaters positioned close to flammable items, drinks spilt on electrical equipment.
  • Storage and disposable of flammable or combustible materials. Storage of flammable liquids and unemptied bins containing combustible materials are a combustion hazard.
  • Smoking. Although smoking may be banned inside, carelessly discarded cigarettes still start fires. around one-third of deaths in non-domestic buildings are attributed to smoker’s materials.
  • Cooking appliances. Any food that has splattered or dripped in the microwave can continue to cook, causing sparks inside your microwave. Make sure you regularly clean and maintain your electrical appliance.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 covers general fire safety in England and in Wales.

It requires reasonable steps to be taken to reduce the risk of fire in the workplace and to make sure there is planning in place should an emergency situation occur.

In Scotland, Part 3 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, supported by the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 applies.

The employer
As an employer, it is your responsibility to make sure the workplace is a safe environment for your staff and for visitors. You have a legal duty firstly to guard against a fire occurring and secondly to ensure plans are in place in the event of a fire.

Employees
Everyone in the workplace has a duty to familiarise themselves with fire safety measures. For instance, action to take in the case of a fire, fire fighting equipment, and fire exits. Competent Fire Safety Training will ensure this is the case.

Reducing down-time caused by illness and accidents means less disruption – and saves your business money.

Reducing down-time caused by illness and accidents means less disruption – and saves your business money.

COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health.

COSHH is the law that requires employers to control substances that are hazardous to health.

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