Health and Safety Consultancy

HSW Ltd has particular expertise within the technology and science research fields, including developing CoSHH systems for research, biosafety and laboratory safety together with substantial knowledge of both the DSEAR, REACH regulations and CHIP regulations including the production of Material Safety Data Sheets.

Health and Safety Audit

A health and safety audit provides an independent, objective review of existing safety management across your organisation.

Our audit outlines health and safety legislation that applies to your business and gives a clear and thorough report highlighting where best practice is demonstrated and where there are shortfalls in current procedures.

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Risk Assessment

Assessing risk is one of the primary obligations set out within the Health and Safety at Work regulations 1999. We can work with you to understand and control the risks associated with your business, providing straight forward, easy to understand advice and action plans.

Creating a safer working environment with informed and empowered employees reduces staff absences and increases productivity.

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Health and Safety Training

As accredited IOSH trainers, Health and Safety Works provide a range of courses designed to support your business in understanding health and safety legislation and ensuring best practice.

From Health and Safety courses for Managers and Senior executives through to Manual Handling courses, Laboratory Safety, Risk Assessment, Introduction to DSEAR, Cryogenic Gas Safety and Asbestos Awareness our courses are designed to ensure your business is working safely.

We can also give general awareness seminars on many topics and have delivered these to local safety groups.

We provide the training facilities and all course materials and courses can even be run at your premises to gain greater discounts.

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Benefits of Health and Safety

Putting good H&S in place should not be seen as a regulatory burden; it offers significant business benefits.

  • reduced costs, less downtime due to accidents, plant breakdowns, lower insurance
  • reduced risks, greater company stability and sustainability
  • lower employee absence and turnover rates equals financial savings
  • fewer accidents;
  • Best practice
  • reduced possibility of legal action
  • reduced possibility of Fines and/or imprisonment in criminal prosecutions
  • reduced possibility of Compensation claims from injured staff in civil cases
  • improved standing among your business partners e.g. suppliers and partners;
  • better reputation for corporate responsibility among investors, customers and communities;
  • increased productivity, staff are healthier, happier and better motivated.

Health and Safety Projects

After a 5 months work we have had our Laboratory Safety course accredited by IOSH.  It is a 2 day course covering all areas laboratory safety.  It has been developed and refined over some time and so reached the high standards that IOSH demand to satisfy their course accreditation. See our web site training pages for course information and dates.

Recent Articles

May 2014 News update

The busy year continues for HSW Ltd with both new and old clients.  Also important ACoP updates from the HSE.

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Laboratory Safety IOSH Accredited Course

Laboratory Safety

We are now the only Company in the UK to provide a IOSH credited Laboratory Safety Course.

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chartered member of the institute of occupational safety and health, iosh institute of biology registered member and a chartered biologist

Health & Safety Works provide health and safety consultancy, support and training to companies across East Anglia: