Health & Safety Competent Person Package

Health & Safety Competent Person Package

As an employer, you must appoint a competent person or people to help you meet your health and safety legal duties.
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They should have the skills, knowledge and experience to be able to recognise hazards in your business and help you put sensible controls in place to protect workers and others from harm.

If your business or organisation doesn’t have the competence to manage health and safety in-house, for example, if it’s a large, complex, high-risk business or you just don’t have the level of experience required, then outsourcing this important element of your business to a professional consultancy like Safety Forward can help you become compliant and save you money.

At Safety Forward, our Health and Safety Competent Person Package provides an affordable and comprehensive range of health and safety support services for small and medium-sized businesses. Our package can include comprehensive risk assessments, tailored safety policies, regular site inspections, employee training programs, and ongoing support to ensure continuous compliance and safety improvement.

Our Health & Safety Competent Person Package can include:
  • Permission to use our company name as your source of health and safety advice
  • A dedicated, named consultant who will be your point of contact for your email and phone enquires
  • Annual review of your health and safety policy and management system
  • Initial Assessment
  • Write and update your business risk assessments
  • Write and review your health and safety policies and procedures
  • Assistance with accreditation such a CHAS and Safe Contractor
  • Accident investigation and reporting to enforcing authorities
  • Assistance in RIDDOR reporting
  • Audit and follow up – as required
  • Annual revision of procedures and risk assessments
  • Liaison with enforcing authorities on behalf of our client
  • Company and employee health and safety help line
  • Access to newsletters and legal updates
  • Toolbox talks on a variety of health and safety topics
Our health and safety support packages are based on the needs of your company.

We do not have standard package as business requirements vary greatly. We provide flexibility around our health and safety support packages. Contracts can vary from 1- or 2-days site attendance a month to more in-depth complex support. With all of our contracts we will agree how many days or visits you need and work together on ensuring you get the most out of our time. We operate as if we were part of your business and take time to understand your company and the workforce.

Our Health and Safety Support Package will give you piece of mind that professional advice is available when you need it, that your legal duties are covered, and you are providing your employees with a safe working environment.

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outsourcing your health and safety
Benefits of outsourcing your health and safety

Outsourcing your health and safety needs allows your business to leverage the expertise of seasoned professionals, ensuring compliance with regulations, reducing risk, and fostering a safer work environment without the overhead of maintaining an in-house team.

Other benefits of outsourcing your health and safety​ include:

  • Professional consultants
  • Access to higher levels of competence and qualification than may be possible via direct employment
  • Consultants see the bigger picture
  • Experience and advice
  • Flexible compliance management
  • Pro-active approach
  • Reduce risk
  • Reduce cost
  • Pay as you go and ongoing service level agreement options
  • Increase efficiency
  • Better management
  • Happy staff
  • Better reputation
  • Free up internal resources
  • Allows you to concentrate on your other business activities
  • A service that can grow with your business and cover other locations as required
  • Account manager that you work with, no call centres