How can health and safety solicitors help businesses?

 

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is a branch of government which attempts to prevent death, injury and ill-health occurring to those at work and those affected by work-related activities.

The HSE also provides guidance as to how businesses should be run, so as to comply with the legal responsibility they have to protect the health and safety of employees, customers, and members of the public.

Visit our employment law pages to find out more about your obligations in the workplace.

What HSE solicitors do

Specialist HSE solicitors can help businesses ensure they are compliant with their obligations.

This starts from determining whether or not the business is required to register with the HSE, which is only required in some cases. Going on from there, they can advise on what other steps you can take to shield yourself from liability, including taking out appropriate insurance.

If your business comes into contact with a lot of people, or is likely to do so, it may require a detailed health and safety policy. HSE solicitors can help draft the relevant documents and advise on procedures.

This will not only help avoid litigation in the future, but ensure that any that does arise can be dealt with quickly and without unnecessary expense.

Some businesses are more dangerous than others. Industries such as the construction industry, the catering industry and anything involving hazardous materials are subject to greater regulation.

HSE guidance attempts to simplify the regulations for specific industries, but if you want to ensure you are compliant you should instruct a specialist solicitor

If you would like to obtain legal advice on health and safety, or any related issue, we can put you in touch with a local specialist free of charge. Please call us on 0800 1777 162 or complete the web-form above to speak to one of our advisors.

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