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19th July 2016

Health & Safety Competent Person

Paragraph 1 of Section 7 of The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR) states that; “Every employer shall appoint one or more competent persons to assist him in undertaking the measures he needs to take to comply with the requirements and prohibitions imposed upon him by or under the relevant statutory […]

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19th July 2016

Health and Safety Audits

UK Health & Safety legislation is both complex and extensive, however, a thorough health and safety audit tailored to your unique business processes can help clarify things. The reason UK Health & Safety legislation is both complex and extensive is because it was designed as a ‘catch-all’ to create uniform compliance across the board. Therefore, […]

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20th July 2016

H&S Policy and Risk Assessments

If you are a firm with over 5 employees, you are legally obligated to carry out risk assessments relating to your business processes. You are also required to have a company Health and Safety policy in place; detailing the procedures you implement in order to safeguard employees. Health & Safety Policy Lighthouse Health and Safety […]

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20th July 2016

Training

Health and Safety training is an effective way of reinforcing company policy on safe working procedures, raising awareness of hazards within the workplace, and building a safe culture amongst employees. It is also an important way of documenting that safe working practices have been communicated to employees, aiding in the defence of civil liability claims. […]

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20th July 2016

Surveys & Assessments

When reviewing internal Health and Safety procedures, inevitably the requirement for specialist surveys and assessments will be identified. Some of these will be required by statute in order to comply with legislation, and others will be perceived best practice in order to properly risk assess a process. Lighthouse Health and Safety consultants have the competencies […]

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20th July 2016

Advice Line

Customers who have a retainer contract with Lighthouse for ongoing Health and Safety consultancy support gain access to our 24/7 telephone advice and support telephone line. This allows you to access competent advice immediately as and when you require it. This telephone support service is manned only by qualified Health and Safety consultants, allowing you […]

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20th July 2016

Legislation Updates

By employing Lighthouse as your Competent Person, we have a responsibility to ensure that you are aware of the UK Health and Safety legislation that applies to your business. Like any other item of statute, Health and Safety law in the UK is constantly evolving with revisions generally being issued in the months of April […]

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20th July 2016

Online Health And Safety Support

The Lighthouse Health and Safety support and online management system has been developed internally to complement the Health and Safety consultancy services we provide. As a client of Lighthouse, you will receive access to your own dedicated portal on this system, allowing you to access your Health & Safety support documentation and information from anywhere […]

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20th July 2016

Accident Investigations

Lighthouse Health and Safety consultants build Health and Safety management systems and procedures to reduce the exposures that your employees have to potential accidents and incidents. It is however human nature that you cannot nullify every hazard and inevitably, accidents and incidents will occur in the workplace from time to time. It is vital that […]

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