Health and safety is top of the agenda for many companies. A happy, healthy and safe workforce is a productive one and thus, many more businesses are outsourcing their health and safety responsibilities to ensure compliance, as well as a high standard.
Many companies already enjoy the benefits of outsourcing health and safety management. If it is something you are considering for your business, you may be wondering just what these benefits are.
If you want to expand the boundaries of your business, this is the year to take this leap. For those businesses who already conduct business across Europe and beyond, this could be the year that you expand your database of customers.
But how do you appeal to foreign buyers and customers? [Read more…]
Health and safety has always been important but in recent years, the obligations and pressures placed on businesses, small and larger, to get it right has increased. Spending an increasing amount of time, effort and money on health and safety is one thing, making sure you are doing the right thing and getting the best results is another. [Read more…]
Assessing risks in the workplace should be a perpetual activity and yet, so many contractors still see it as a tick box exercise. This is a common mistake and along with these five other risk assessment ‘mistakes’ or oversights, a company could be at risk if they are not taking health and safety and risk assessments as seriously as they should.
For any contractor that takes health and safety seriously, there is no better accreditation than CHAS. It highlights to customers, partners, stakeholders and employees that not only do you and your business have the right policies and processes in place, but that you have the right attitude too. But what does your business need in place to ensure that CHAS accreditation is realised? [Read more…]