The Health and Safety Commission is the organisation responsible for producing health and safety legislation. The Health and Safety Executive is the organisation responsible for the communication of the health and safety regulations and for enforcing them. The Health and Safety Executive provides information, support and guidance relating to all health and safety topics.
Health & Safety Training Solutions Limited provides information and training relating to health and safety at work. Health and safety at work can be broken down into two subjects: health and safety. This may sound obvious but health refers to work-related health issues and includes work-related illnesses such asbestosis and work-related ill-health caused by issues health such as noise that can cause loss of hearing and manual handling that can cause muscular-skeletal disorders. In contrast, safety refers to work-related safety issues and generally relates to the way in which work is planned, organised and carried out to ensure that hazards are effectively controlled to avoid injury to the worker and others.
For health and safety at work to be effectively managed, employers and employees need to be effectively trained - employers and employees must understand their responsibilities and their responsibilities to other employers and employees. Health & Safety Training Solutions Limited provides a comprehensive range of health and safety training courses that range from the generic to the custom made. A broad range of health and safety topics are covered ranging from single topic health and safety training courses such as electricity at work, noise, manual handling, risk assessment, fire risk assessment, fire safety, fire extinguisher use, first aid, reporting accidents or working at height etc, to multi-topic health and safety training courses such as An Introduction to Health and Safety, Construction Design Management Regulations, Health and Safety for Supervisors and Managers, Health and Safety for Employers, Health and Safety for New Business Owners, Health and Safety for Construction Project Managers or Health and Safety for Facilities Managers
Occupational health and safety refers to all work related health and safety. The umbrella legislation is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and requirements of this is covered by a 1 day Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 training course.
In terms of occupational safety, the occupational sector with the most work-related accidents is the construction industry. Health & Safety Training Solutions Limited therefore employs health and safety specialists from the construction industry so it can effectively address particular issues relating to the construction industry. Most of Health & Safety Training Solutions Limited clients work in the construction industry.
Training is one strand to effective health and safety management, and that training must be implemented and to do that all the relevant health and safety regulations need to be understood and the requirements of the regulations need to be put in place. The implementation of an effective health and safety management program in any workplace includes effective communication of the company policies and procedures and supervision to ensure that they are being carried out. The employees must know what the requirements of the health and safety regulations are and they need to understand the contents of the company health and safety policy.
Health & Safety Training Solutions Limited can train employers in the processes and procedures necessary to set up and implement a health and safety policy including all the health and safety regulations relevant to the particular industry, how to write a health and safety policy and an environmental policy, how to carry out risk assessments for all tasks such as manual handling and working at height, how to carry out a fire risk assessment, how to set up and implement an emergency plan and how to ensure effective employee consultation is carried out. Alternatively the sister-company Blue Planet Consulting Limited can produce your company health and safety policy, environmental policy, fire risk assessment, task risk assessments, task method statements, construction industry tool box talks, and any other health and safety documentation required.
Blue Planet Consulting Limited also acts on behalf of its clients as their health and safety consultant and named health and safety specialist.