In the event of an accident or near miss occurring, we are able to come on board and evaluate why the accident or near miss occurred and put measures in place to try and ensure the accident or near miss does not reoccur.
Over the years the amount of prosecutions and fines relating to health and safety has increased, in extreme cases imprisonment has been issued. The penalty for not following the correct health and safety regulations includes:
• unlimited fines
• bad reputation
All employers have to make sure employees are protected and have a safe working environment to carry out their job.
All companies should have procedure for health and safety in place and it should be reviewed frequently.