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Why your business will benefit from a competent person service and health and safety support

According to the HSE (Health and Safety Executive), in the working year 2010/11, 1.2 million people were suffering from a work related illness. 26.4 million working days were lost due to work related illness and workplace injury.

It is the legal responsibility of every employer to make sure that their employees are kept safe at work. The legislation surrounding workplace health and safety is complex, and can be daunting. Failure to comply with legislation can result in unlimited fines, and can bring bad publicity to your company. This is why so many businesses turn to companies like Veritas Consulting for Health and Safety Support.

Having a company to help you manage your health and safety gives you peace of mind. By hiring a company like Veritas, you are putting your health and safety practices in the hands of experienced and qualified professionals. It also frees up your time. With experts dedicated to your health and safety, you can spend your time doing what you do best.

Good health and safety practices don’t just make your workplace safer. Thorough risk assessments mean that your business will be calmer, more efficient, and more organised. It’s likely that the image of your business will also be improved.

There are also potential financial benefits. Your insurance may become cheaper, and you will be at less risk from legal claims against your company.

Health and Safety Support companies offer a variety of services. Here are some of the services you can expect:

  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Health and Safety Audits
  • Asbestos Survey
  • Advice on Training
  • Site Safety Inspections
  • Formal Document Writing Service

This is just a small selection of the services that Veritas Consulting offers its customers.

How to get your Competent Person Service set up.

Getting expert advice on health and safety is easy. If you hire Veritas Consulting, you’ll be able to rest assured that your health and safety is managed by experienced professionals.

To find out more about the Competent Person Service and health and safety support that Veritas Consulting can provide, call 0800 1488 677.

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