Health and safety advice for business

We can offer health and safety advice to you and your business. Our emphasis is on helping businesses to avoid significant risks by providing advice and guidance.

Advice is available on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website about Health and safety made simple - the basics for your business, makes it easier for you to manage health and safety in your business, by taking you through the basic steps and help you make sure you have done what you need to. Here you will find information on topics such as how to write a safety policy, controlling risks, training your staff and first aid.

Visit the Health and Safety Toolbox pages on the HSE website for complete health and safety advice, including on specific health and safety areas such as:

  • Manual handling
  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals
  • Gas safety
  • Electricity
  • Slips and trips

For information about your specific industry, take a look at the A-Z of guidance by industry on the HSE website. Here you will find information about specific places of work, including hairdressing, catering and hospitality and entertainment and leisure.

If you run an office and want information about health and safety visit the HSE website.

The HSE also offer a number of free publications and advice leaflets, which are available to download from their website.

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