Monthly Archive: February 2018

Tips to Help Make Sure Your Safety Procedures are Both Effective and Enforced

 When developing and writing down safety procedures, ensure that they are clear and applicable to the task. Use the findings of your risk assessments as the basis for determining what controls are needed, how they should be implemented and when. Ensure that the correct planning and coordination of tasks takes place before any work starts. Check before work starts that...

Health and Safety Enforcement: Quick Facts

Responsibility for the enforcement of health and safety legislation is split between the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local authority inspectors (eg environmental health officers). The split is dependent on the main activity of the premises being inspected and is detailed in the Health and Safety (Enforcing Authority) Regulations 1998. Inspectors from the HSE and the local authority have...

Tips to Help Protect the Health and Safety of Visitors to Your Premises

Make sure you have the necessary systems in place to protect visitors and others to your premises. Tips to Help Protect the Health and Safety of Visitors to Your Premises Walk your site regularly to determine where your hazards are, as part of your risk assessment process. Determine how those new to your premises could be hurt, be it from...

Winter Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENTS We at Walker Health and Safety Services Limited are attending the Health and Safety Event at the NEC in Birmingham on 10th-12th April 2018. The event provides the perfect networking and education opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK. To find out how we get on, be sure to check...