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Safety Statement Services

Enquire about our Safety Statement Consultancy safety statement

CMSE Consultancy (part of the Chris Mee Group) is a leading provider of safety statement services since 1996.  We have offices in Dublin and Cork.  CMSE Consultancy have extensive experience in all sectors. By choosing CMSE Consultancy you are assured of a top quality service.

Every company are legally required to have a safety statement.  They are a “snapshot” of how you manage safety in your company and should also include a list of hazards and associated risk assessments specific to your organisation.

At CMSE Consultancy we guarantee you a top quality, legally compliant Safety Statement.  Don’t buy a “cut and paste” document supplied by some other providers. They simply change the name on the top of the document and that does NOT comply with the law.

The Legal Background

Under Section 20 of Ireland`s Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, all employers must prepare a written Safety Statement for their company.  This document must be specific to your company and must be reviewed at least annually.  The top executive in the company must sign the policy section, by law.

CMSE Consultancy Safety Statement Services

We provide a customised service. Including visiting your premises to review your location, operations, equipment, for instance.  Because we visit your work location we can identify the potential hazards and risks apparent on the day of the visit.  Some companies do not visit your location.  The hazards identified during our visit are then risk assessed and appropriate control measures are identified.  We also discuss your Safety Management systems with you.

Our experienced safety consultants will then prepare a Safety Statement document that is specific to you. As a result, it will be legally compliant and effective in helping you document how you manage safety in your company.

Supplementary Information

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has outlined that the key points in the formulation of a Safety Statement are to:

  • Involve management up to the highest level in a clear programme of action, for instance.
  • Engage all stakeholders in the formulation and consultation process
  • Stimulate action to ensure compliance with the statutory safety and health provisions
  • Identify hazards and prioritise remedial action based on the risk of injury to exposed persons
  • Ensure safety measures are kept in place and monitored on a regular basis
  • Identify and assign clear responsibilities in relation to safety and health matters, for instance
  • Ensure systematic follow-up of problems, once identified
  • That health and safety are assigned competent resources.
  • Gain the committment of all persons in the workplace

Also, did you know that CMSE Safety Consultancy offer a Risk Assessment service? Click here for more information

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