Theory and practice are of course not always the same and with a fast-moving situation, such as COVID-19, sometimes the obvious isn’t.
Working within our own safe working methods and risk assessments, we can visit your premises, either during planning or after mobilisation, to check how your control measures are working in practice.
Undertaken by one of our experienced health and safety consultants, this visual check of your operational COVID-19 risk management will identify:
- What is working well;
- Any areas of the plan that are not working; plus
- Provide documented evidence that you reviewed your controls.
So, should you be challenged about any issues arising from your COVID-19 risk management, you will have an independent viewpoint to draw on for support, as required.
Keeping your building, coronavirus safe, as well as safe
5th August 2020
“COVID-19 secure” and “COVID risk assessments” are two of the most popular phrases in the facilities/health and safety lexicon currently, and for obvious and pressing reasons as we start or continue – depending on where your organisation is – to remobilise.Read more
Tenants returning to the office – new times, new considerations and old risks?’
31st July 2020
As we are seeing increasing numbers of organisations go back to work, so also increasing for us is the numbers of questions and queries we are receiving from tenants as they return to their workplace, now little or unused for possibly four months.Read more
“Working at home remains a perfectly good option…”
17th July 2020
…said Patrick Vallance the Chief Scientific Officer to the Commons Science and Technology Committee this week. It is however becoming increasingly confusing to understand and interpret the information we are provided with. Lockdown in March 2020 was simple, starting up again is certainly less easy.Read more
Health and safety - fatal injuries at work at a record low
9th July 2020
Figures just published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) identify “111 Workers killed in 2019/20 (RIDDOR)”. Accepting it is still 111 people too many, compared to 147 fatalities in 2018/19 and 179 in 2008/09 it is a significant and welcome decrease in the number of avoidable deaths.Read more