Health and Safety
Managing health and safety in the workplace is a core requirement for every organisation, whatever its size or line of business. OHSAS can help you and your organisation navigate through legislative requirements to ensure that you are meeting all your responsibilities and providing your workforce with a safe and healthy working environment.
We offer a comprehensive range of health and safety management services, including:
|Health and safety training|
|Health and safety risk assessment support|
|Violence and aggression management|
|Ergonomic and manual handling advice and training|
|Occupational hygiene (biological, chemical and physical hazards)|
|Assistance with interpreting and complying with legislation|
|Independent health and safety auditing|
Our health and safety training courses can be tailored to meet the needs of your organisation and can be delivered either at your premises or one of our offices. Courses include:
|health and safety training and awareness for managers and senior executives|
risk assessor training for:
-Violence and aggression
-Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
-Display screen equipment
-General health and safety
|confined space awareness|
We can also provide bespoke health and safety courses designed to meet specific organisational needs.
We provide help and guidance on the implementation of effective health and safety risk assessments. This includes advice on the selection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) where necessary.
We can also carry out detailed risk assessments where an organisation has identified a significant risk and help with the implementation of any controls.
OHSAS provide expert advice on the management of violence and aggression in the workplace. We help employers implement robust safety management systems to control the risks associated with this type of behaviour. Our bespoke training courses include:
|risk assessment for violence and aggression|
|communication and de-escalation skills|
|physical holding/restraint skills|
OHSAS ergonomists and manual handling advisors provide expert advice, guidance and training on a wide range of issues involving people, equipment and work systems. With our help, employers can control the risks associated with manual handling through the implementation of effective safety management systems.
Our occupational hygienists specialise in the recognition, evaluation, control and management of physical, biological and chemical hazards in the workplace.
We provide expert advice on risk control options and help with the selection of solutions to prevent or control exposure to hazards.
Our services include:
|atmospheric monitoring of chemical exposures|
Other specialist occupational hygiene services can be arranged on request.
Other specialist health and safety services
OHSAS specialist advisors can:
|audit a company’s health and safety management systems and provide recommendations|
|assist managers to establish effective monitoring arrangements|
|provide practical advice to both managers and staff on an individual basis|