Health & Safety

No obligation, free of charge, up to two-hour assessment of premises to determine current status of health and safety and what needs to be done

OTC understands that small and medium sized business find it difficult to allocate time to develop and manage a comprehensive health, safety and environmental policy.

OTC health, safety and environment specialists provided a range of cost effective services which includes:

  •     Health and safety advisor service
  •     Environmental advisor service
  •     Construction companies support package
  •     CDM-Co-ordinator service
  •     Chas accreditation service
  •     Ad-hoc services (e.g. risk assessments, noise assessments etc)


Health & Safety Advisor Service

Includes:
 

  • Regular visits to site by competent advisor
  • Updates on Health and Safety legislation and how it will affect your company
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Health & Safety Manual containing procedures for Health & Safety Management.
  • Risk assessments (Activities, COSHH, Display Screen Equipment, Fire, General, Manual Handling, Personal protective Equipment, Processes and Work Equipment
  • Setting up of and attendance at Health & Safety Committees.
  • Audit Programme
  • Tool Box Training to support implementation of Health & Safety management System.
  • Additional support for companies wishing to go for ISO18001 accreditation.
  • Additional Support/ Attendance at:-
  • HSE Inspector or local authority inspector visits.
  • Insurance Assessment Visits
  • 24 hour emergency call-out facility for support in emergency situations such as accidents or incidents on site.

Environmental Advisor Service

Includes:
 

  • Regular visits to site by competent advisor
  • Updates on environmental legislation and how it will affect your company
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental manual containing procedures for environmental management.
  • Initial Assessment
  • Environmental aspects register
  • Objective and Targets register
  • Legislation registers
  • Training Plan and Matrix
  • Audit plan and records (plus audits completed on your behalf if you have no competent person)
  • Emergency Plan Manual. Training of Emergency Teams, testing of Emergency Plan.
  • Annual management review meeting


Tool Box Training to support implementation of environmental management system
Additional support for companies wishing to apply for ISO14001 accreditation.

Construction Companies Support Package

OTC will provide a competent person to act as your Health & Safety Advisor

Includes:

  •     Health & Safety Management System for Head Office
  •     Health, Safety and Environmental Advice
  •     Writing of Construction phase Health & safety Plans
  •     Risk Assessments
  •     Method Statements
  •     Provision of records pack for site management
  •     Site Audits
  •     Attendance at Health & Safety Meetings
  •     Compilation of Health & Safety File (Principal Contractors)


CDM Co-ordinator Service

OTC will provided a competent person to act as your CDM Co-ordinator for projects which come under the auspices of the construction (design and management) regulations.

Includes:
 

  • Health, Safety & Environment advice to all parties involved in project
  • Completion of F10 form and submission to HSE
  • Support with design risk assessments
  • Attendance at Health & Safety meetings
  • Site Audits (optional)
  • Compilation of the Health & Safety file and handover to client at end of project.


CHAS Accreditation Service

OTC will provide a competent person to assist you with your application for CHAS accreditation

Includes:

  • Audit of existing documentation to identify that it is of a standard required for CHAS accreditation.
  • Where necessary, assistance with development of internal documentation to a standard required for CHAS accreditation.
  • Completion of CHAS accreditation application on your behalf
  • Compilation of portfolio of evidence to support application for CHAS accreditation.

  AD-HOC Services

What is available?

Assessment of your current Health & Safety system to confirm adequacy in providing compliance with legislation.

Risk Assessments (activities, COSHH, DSE, Fire, General, Manual Handling, PPE, Process, Work Equipment)

Noise Assessments and assistance with setting up of Health surveillance programme (audiometric testing of employees hearing)

Health & safety training needs analysis, setting up of training records and assistance in setting up of training programme

Audit service (Health & Safety, Environmental, Construction sites)

Waste Packaging regulations- initial assessment of current status and assistance with setting up of management system to ensure compliance with regulations

Energy management project – initial assessment of current status and assistance with setting up of management programme to reduce your company’s energy consumption and lower your company’s carbon footprint.

Recycling project – initial assessment of current status and assistance with setting up of management programme to reduce waste and introduce recycling.

Business continuity and emergency planning – initial assessment, writing of business continuity manual, training of emergency teams, testing of emergency plan.