course enquiry course enquiry The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 set out a requirement for every employer to:

"…… appoint one or more competent persons to assist him in undertaking the measures he needs to take to comply with … the relevant statutory provisions."

Many employers find it cost effective to utilise an external competent person to discharge all or part of this requirement.

The Guidance on the Regulations states that:

"….. if there is no relevant competent worker in the organisation or the level of competence is insufficient to assist the employer in complying with health and safety law, the employer should enlist an external service or person. In some circumstances a combination of internal and external competence might be appropriate, recognising the limitations of the internal competence."

How PaSS Consultancy can help

The first step is a no obligation, free of charge meeting with the prospective client.
The purpose of this visit is to:

  • Gain a full understanding of your Company activities
  • Review any significant H&S issues which may affect your business
  • Provide you with an overview of relevant legislative requirements
  • Discuss the help, support and services that may be required and provided.

Each company has its own specific health and safety requirements and its own internal resources. These factors will determine what level of support will be required.

There is a wide range of services that can be provided, which can include:
  • One-off site visits.
  • In-house training of employees.
  • Development of policies, procedures and/or safe working procedures.
  • Undertaking risk assessments.
  • Carrying out a full in-depth health and safety audit of the Company’s activities.
  • Implementing a formal health and safety management system within the organisation.

  • Whether a one-off visit or an annual retained service is required, you the client can be assured that you will be offered a bespoke service to deliver practical and cost effective solutions to address your company requirements.

    Annual retained fixed cost services are ideal for those companies who do not have their own in- house health and safety professional and companies looking to supplement their existing in-house health and safety unit with additional expertise.