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Do I really need a “Competent Person” on site?

Competent Person Service Do you really need a Competent Person on site? Well it really depends on what is going on in your workplace but, you probably don’t need one working full time on a particular project. But you must seek competent advice for every project you undertake and you must appoint a competent person… Read the Full Post

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Health and Safety Services Retainer & Competent Person for SMEs

Good health and safety doesn’t make the world go round but it makes the ride worthwhile when the results add real value and long term improvements to your business.  HSE Competent Person Services Retainer Veritas Consulting have developed a competent person package that will ensure your continued investment into health and safety is used effectively.… Read the Full Post

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Staying Safe and Enjoying the Jubilee Celebrations

Jubilee Celebrations The Government has made an announcement which will be welcomed by many streets in the UK planning on holding Jubilee celebrations. There is no need to worry about health and safety concerns which are being enforced by ‘jobsworths’. These are men and women that are taking health and safety laws and regulations out… Read the Full Post

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Work Safety Guidelines that Apply to Any Field

Guidelines designed to limit and, ideally, prevent safety hazards at work are crucial for maintaining a safe workplace. Some people mistakenly believe that work safety guidelines are only necessary for fields like manufacturing and construction, where there can be extreme heat, cold, sharp tools, and heavy equipment. However, that is far from true — all… Read the Full Post

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Start with a Risk Assessment, Health and Safety Laws Apply to All Businesses

If you are an employer or work for yourself you must be aware that you are completely responsible for the health and safety in your business. In order to reduce the risks posed to you and your employees there are precautions you should follow and health and safety laws to ensure everyone stays safe from… Read the Full Post

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Collapse of Scaffolding Seriously Injures Nottingham Worker

A scaffolding company which is based in Kirkby in Ashfield has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety executive.  They were found to be responsible for a collapse of the scaffolding in Nottingham which injured a local roofer.   The roofing contractor had to take four months off work while he recovered from his injuries. The… Read the Full Post

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£150,000 fine after Worker has head crushed by reversing lorry

Simon Mason was working late at night at a parcel firm in West Horndon in Essex.  After watching the lorry enter the depot he noticed that the driver had not lined up straight so decided to help the driver by signalling to him.  As he put his head out to shout to the driver the… Read the Full Post

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Introducing our ‘Competent Person Service’ – an essential service for all employers

As you may know, the ‘Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations 1999’ requires all employers to appoint one or more ‘Competent Persons‘ to provide knowledgeable assistance with health and safety. Competent Person Service When you appoint Veritas Consulting as your business competent person, you will be receiving one of the most comprehensive and… Read the Full Post

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Competent Person Service – Special offer

Competent Person service – Sign up by April 30th and receive a 25% discount Veritas Consulting can explain in jargon-free language what health and safety is and the types of considerations necessary to ensure your business is legal and your workers are healthy and safe. You probably know you need to do something about health… Read the Full Post

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Digital TV Aerial Fitters Renew Competent Person Service

Northfield Aerials Digital, Freeview aerial Fitters renew their annual Competent Person Service We are proud to announce that Birmingham Based Digital Aerial Fitters has renewed their Competent Person Service with Veritas Health and Safety Consultants. Continually working closely with our experienced Health and Safety Consultants, Northfield Aerials have made significant progress with their Health and… Read the Full Post

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