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Health and Safety Management

Independent and Impartial expert health and safety advice gives company directors and stakeholders at all levels confidence that a real world view of current performance and plans to continually improve are not limited or conflicted by the many other tasks within your organisation.

Navigating the ins and outs of HSE in-house comes with a workload that some of our customers do not have the resource to cover.

Ensuring your policies align with the latest regulations is always something our client wants and needs.  Without adequate resource you might unknowingly expose your staff to unnecessary risks and we understand the balance that such considerations challenge organisations with.

Whether you choose to handle it internally or opt for outsourcing, one thing remains certain – you have a legal obligation to provide competent HSE cover. It's crucial to keep everyone safe during business activities and ensure that all employees have a reasonable understanding of health and safety.

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Stay Ahead of Changes

Outsourcing health and safety management can be very cost-effective whilst maintaining the Moral, Legal and Financial motivations to do so.

Moreover, with ever-evolving legislation, industry-specific regulations can be overwhelming. Outsourcing to us reduces the risk of legal and financial penalties, ensuring your business operates within health and safety laws.

All of our HSE professionals are NEBOSH qualified.  We provide tailored advice and guidance, bespoke to your business policies, procedures and staff training.

Health and Safety Consultancy

While some may opt for a full-time HSE consultant, we understand the limitations of this approach. Instead of simply enforcing rules, we strive to be collaborative partners in your journey towards a safer workplace.

Our focus is on problem-solving and practical solutions. We work closely with you to identify potential hazards and develop effective strategies to mitigate risks. Our goal is not just compliance, but also creating a culture of safety that permeates every aspect of your organisation.

Unlike others who may rely on generic paperwork and rigid protocols, we take a more hands-on approach. Our team of experienced professionals offers competitive pricing and personalized service, ensuring that you receive the support you need, when you need it.

Simple, Pragmatic, and Jargon-Free

At Pentagon Assurance, we make HSE straightforward, practical, and free from unnecessary jargon.

Our team of consultants bring a wealth of training and experience to the table. We have decades of experience and are agile enough to ensure a quality and responsive service.

The Benefits of Outsourcing Health and Safety

Generating confidence that all Health and Safety issues are being managed in accordance with the most up to date regulations

Assisting you to reduce risks and hazards in the workplace

Keeping Health and Safety simple, practical and jargon-free

Regularly updating you on legislation changes and will notify you of amendments that might affect your organisation

Allowing your staff to focus on their main roles thereby saving on management time

Outsourcing to Pentagon Assurance brings a host of benefits. We not only simplify health and safety but also free up your staff to focus on their main roles. As time and resource becomes scarce the need to concentrate on your business functions is more important than ever.

Utilising the Pentagon team removes the overhead of recruiting, interviewing and employing a dedicated member of the business. Training staff and ensuring they are updated is something that is not needed when using our flexible service. We let you concentrate on what you do best.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

They are crucial in all workplace areas, including offices, factories, construction sites, and any environment where employees are present. Ensuring safety standards are met protects employees, visitors, and the general public from potential hazards and accidents.

They are important to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, comply with legal requirements, and promote a culture of safety. It ensures employees feel secure and valued, leading to higher productivity and morale.

Yes, regulations are legally binding in the UK. Employers must comply with these regulations to protect their employees and others from harm. Failure to comply can result in legal and financial penalties.

Audits are not always a legal requirement but are highly recommended. Regular audits help identify potential risks and ensure compliance with regulations, reducing the likelihood of accidents and legal issues.

These management systems involve systematic procedures to manage safety risks in the workplace. They include risk assessments, safety policies, training programmes, incident reporting, and regular reviews to ensure continuous improvement and compliance with regulations.

Outsourcing can be cost-effective, ensuring compliance with regulations, reducing the risk of legal penalties, and allowing staff to focus on their primary roles. It also provides access to expert advice and tailored solutions without the need for in-house resources.

Our consultants are NEBOSH qualified and bring decades of experience to the table. They provide bespoke advice and guidance tailored to your business policies, procedures, and staff training needs.

We work closely with you to understand your specific needs and challenges. Our consultants develop customised strategies and solutions that align with your business policies and industry requirements, ensuring effective and practical health and safety management.

Small businesses can manage conduct regular risk assessments, provide appropriate training for employees, maintain clear safety policies, and outsource to experts for tailored advice and support.

Legal requirements in the workplace include conducting risk assessments, implementing safety measures, providing training and information to employees, maintaining equipment, and keeping records of incidents. Compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant regulations is mandatory.

More Than Just Compliance

Our team collaborates with businesses to understand their unique needs, allowing us to tailor programmes specifically for them.

Whether it's understanding HSE regulations or managing health and safety challenges, we're here to provide guidance.