Health & Safety

Our Health and Safety Advisers are qualified to graduate or Chartered level of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and hold additional qualifications in fire safety. The service is registered on the Occupational Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) and is an IOSH accredited training provider. We provide services at your establishment, and aim to provide solutions in accordance with the principles of sensible and proportional risk management. 

We can: 

  • Provide a named adviser to act as your organisation’s statutory ‘Competent Person’
  • Provide Health, safety and wellbeing information, guidance and policies tailored to your organisation
  • Undertake fire risk assessments and workplace assessments
  • Review your organisation’s risk assessment for suitability
  • Client risk assessments, such as moving and handling
  • Environmental or workplace equipment assessments including noise, light, Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) & Display Screen Equipment (DSE)
  • Provide a helpline service during office hours and an out of hours emergency response
  • Act as the ‘Radiological Protection Officer’ for educational establishments
  • Review Health & safety standards at your premises through a comprehensive audit and report with remedial actions
  • Liaise with enforcement officers, such as the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and the Fire Service
  • Provide on-site specialist technical advice or support during major building work or organisation change
  • Deliver Health, safety & wellbeing training events, such as IOSH Managing Safety, in our training rooms or at your own premises

We will also give you free access to our online Health & Safety management system for accident reporting, guidance notes, risk and DSE assessments as well as stress audits.

Devon maintained schools can purchase all the above services through annual subscription (check the two levels of service here); other customers will purchase on a pay as you go basis

For more information, please contact us:

Phone: 01392 382027
Email: Healthandsafety@devon.gov.uk  

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