H&S – Why Bother?

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  • Legal – Civil & Criminal
  • Moral – fundamental to employment relationship
  • Financial – approx. £500 per head per year largely uninsured costs

Key figures for Great Britain (2014/15)

  • 1.2 million working people have a work-related illness
  • 2,538mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures
  • 142 workers killed at work (excluding road deaths)
  • 76,000 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
  • 611,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
  • 27.3 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
  • £14.3 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions

Why do employers need H&S advice?

  • Worried/Recognise own weakness
  • Professional Advisors
  • Insurance Requirements/Concerns
  • HSE/LA Enforcement Action
  • Accidents/Injury Claims
  • Customer Requirements/Expectations – CHAS, Safecontractor, etc.

Why choose South West Safety Management?

I believe I am unique, or certainly very rare, in the experience I have, which helps in my role, as the graphic shows.

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  • Experience
  • Practical Skills
  • Track record

Who are my customers?

  • Manufacturers
  • Schools/Nurseries
  • Vets & GPs
  • Contractors
  • Construction
  • Plant & Equipment Hire
  • Motor vehicle repair and coaches
  • Office & Retail

Typically, my best customers are;

  • 10 – 50 employees
  • Generally owner managed
  • Independent
  • Within 50 miles of Gloucester
  • “Committed but disorganised”

How do I attract customers?

  • Professional Contacts – Solicitors, HR, Accountants, Insurance Brokers
  • Informal Networking – CIPD, Legal Updates/Seminars, Events
  • Growth Hub
  • Website – http://www.swsafetymanagement.co.uk/
  • Referral from current & previous customers
  • OSHCR
  • HSE Enforcement Register
  • Subbing at formal network meetings
  • Repeat/Continuing business.

If you’d like to have a one-to-one to explore if I can help you further, without obligation, please feel free to get in touch.