For people to be able to work safely they need to be provided with the appropriate premises, tools and equipment for the work they are undertaking. This is supported by various pieces of legislation and is also one of the foundations of civil liability. Not only do the relevant premises, tools and equipment need to be provided, but employees need to know how to use them safely and they need to be properly maintained.
Did you know?
people involved in fatal
accidents at work
working people sustained an injury at work
according to the Labour Force
of all RIDDOR2 reportable accidents have the same three causes of injury: 1) slips, trips and falls, 2) manual handling and 3) struck by moving object. All are directly related to premises, tools and equipment*1
Guidance to help manage your premises, tools and equipment
Download our range of Loss Prevention Standards (LPS)
Tools and related content
Our Specialist Partners to help manage premises, tools and equipment
To access these solutions at preferential rates and terms, contact our Specialist Partner.
Bonasystems provide support on slip risk management, detection and prevention to offer businesses the opportunity to understand their slip risk (using the HSE approved pendulum test) and to implement practical, measurable solutions to mitigate this risk.
Specialist Inspection Services
Bureau Veritas offer a variety of Specialist Inspection Services including, but not limited to, asbestos management, explosive atmospheres and dangerous substances, health and safety training, indoor air and water quality including legionella control.
SafetyCulture's digital tools and platform allow teams to carry out inspections, spot issues quickly and easily and improve worker understanding. By surfacing exactly what matters, people in teams can act to improve their business and mitigate risk.
Safety Media offer an online health and safety platform that supports delivery and recording of integrated training solutions to ensure compliance and the safety and wellbeing of your employees.
Services available from our Specialist Partners
iAuditor Mobile-First Inspections Platform
SafetyCulture’s iAuditor platform can be used to perform quick checks and detailed inspections. You can choose from a host of available checklists, including Aviva’s own Loss Prevention Standards, or you can upload or bespoke your own checklist to suit your business needs. These checklists can then be instantly distributed for use via a mobile app to your frontline workers to create real-time monitoring.
You have a responsibility to protect employees, and anyone else who are on your premises, from any exposure to asbestos. Bureau Veritas can provide asbestos management services, which include management surveys, annual re-inspections, project management of asbestos remediation, air monitoring, four-stage clearance air testing, laboratory sample analysis, management plans and training.
Slip Risk Management
Bonasystems help to quantify risk and to decide on the best course of action to prevent accidents and claims. They can help you to understand your slip risk using the HSE approved pendulum test and offer solutions, including anti-slip floor treatments.
Safety Media provide e-Learning training solutions for all businesses – large, medium or small in size. They have a library of over 100 health, safety and compliance courses and all relevant course content is RoSPA approved.
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