Warehouses are known for being extremely hazardous sites and there are many risks and dangers that businesses within this sector must put precautions in place for to protect their workers.
Many warehousing companies must go to great lengths to ensure the safety of their employees and to satisfy the expectations of the HSE who could conduct a spot check at any time.
Some of the most common risks that businesses within this sector face include manual handling, falling objects, vehicles in and around the warehouse, work at height and hazardous substances – all of which require the management of a competent health and safety professional.
Instead of trying to juggle the pressure of managing all aspects of health and safety alone whilst running a successful warehousing company, your best option might be to outsource support with health and safety to a team of experts.
Health and Safety Services for Warehousing Companies
In order to manage the risks and hazards that warehouse workers are exposed to in this industry, warehousing companies have an endless list of responsibilities that need to be met as is their duty of care towards their employees.
There are various risk assessments that need to be conducted, including a fire risk assessment and COSHH risk assessment, an annual audit that should be carried out and some training that might need to be completed by employees.
Our employed health and safety consultants can look after all of this on your behalf, making sure that your businesses is fully compliant with current regulations and keeping everyone on site safe, so that you can focus on other areas of your business.
Over the years, we have worked with hundreds of warehousing companies across the UK, so our qualified health and safety consultants are no strangers to managing the risks in this sector and can provide comprehensive support tailored to your business needs.
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