Its the Law - Failure to comply with current legislation can result in unlimited fines and /or imprisonment

Basics of health and safety compliance


Appoint a competent person

Display the health and safety law poster or provide relevant leaflets

Consult with workers

Write a health and safety policy

Identify the hazards and risk assess

Provide relevant information and training

Provide first aid

Record / report accidents / incidents

Carry out risk assessments

Comply with legislation 



If you employ five or more people in your business it is a legal requirement to appoint a competent person to help the business meet its health and safety duties.

If you dont have a suitable person to appoint in-house we can assist you in developing and maintaining your health and safety management system and therefore evidencing compliance with current legislation


 If you employ five or more people, it is a legal requirement to appoint a competent person to help your business meet its health and safety duties This applies to all organisations.

If you don’t have a suitable person in-house we can help you develop and maintain your health and safety arrangements, improve your claims defensibility and demonstrate  compliance.

With the HSE now inspecting workplaces the right support has never been more important. 


The ever increasing raft of health, safety and fire regulations poses a dilemma for every business in the UK that doesn’t have the resources to appoint a full-time manager to deal with the issues.

Of course, these issues cannot be ignored without risking litigation, so the next best thing is to engage and use independent health and safety professionals such as ourselves, to provide a cost effective way of dealing with them or use some of our documents to assist you to identify areas where you are not compliant.

At Safety Counts all our consultants are Chartered Members of the Institution of Safety and Health and are ready to assist you in keeping compliant with current  legislation. We can help your company to ensure the safety of your employees and work with you through our audit templates  to ensure that health and safety issues are controlled correctly and  are tailored to precisely reflect what you do, and how best to safely operate.


If you are not sure about your compliance with legislation why not purchase one of our audit templates that will identify good and poor compliance


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