What is Health and Safety?

It’s all about sensibly managing risks to protect people who work for you, with you and your business. A positive Health and Safety environment involves you, your managers, workers, suppliers, contractors and customers.

Why is this so important? Well there are three key aspects

Legal Responsibility

It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. Employers must do whatever is reasonably practicable to achieve this.

Moral Responsibility

Both the employer and employee have a common law duty of care to each other and to other employees. This includes exercising reasonable care in order to protect others from the risks of foreseeable injury, death at work or health problems.

Financial Arguments

The financial arguments for good Health and Safety are easily shown as an illustration:

What can Tall Man Solutions do for you?

We can support you by:

  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Reviewing Risk Assessments
  • Site visits
  • Creating Policies
  • Creating Processes and procedures
  • Reviewing Documentation
  • Incident Analysis
  • Guiding implementing Safe Systems of Work
  • Training