Working closely with the HSE, we know the importance placed upon getting the basics under control; if you do this then it provides the right foundations to keep your staff and business safe.
So how do you know what the basics are for your business? Who keeps you informed of what’s important, what you need to do to meet legislative requirements, what’s new, and what do you really need to do without spending too much?
Getting the right advice can and should help you sleep more comfortably; knowing that you are doing the right things can be so liberating. We have a number of clients who tell us that our number is always to hand just in case they require the right advice at any time.
The basics though start with refining the attitude of those in the business so that they think that health & safety is important to them and the long term prosperity of the business. Easy to say but not so easy to achieve; it takes time, commitment and training to get everyone thinking and behaving in a safe way. However, when achieved, the results can be startling.
We have a number of clients where 24/7 large operations have achieved long term records of going years without a lost time accident. One of the sites is currently being put forward to the rest of the business as a model the other sites need to emulate; their HR & Health & Safety manager puts it down to the training received over the past 4 years. This is something we have been pleased to be delivering.
Does your business know what it needs to do? If not perhaps a quick chat with one of our consultants will help.