KITS Training and Conference Centre Based in Brighouse West Yorkshire - Competent Person Service
 
 
 
Competent Person Service
“Adequate competent persons must be employed to assist the employer comply with legislation”
(Management of Health and Safety at Work Act 1999, Regulation 7)

The Importance of Health and Safety
KITS acknowledges that it is difficult for small companies to keep up with the ever increasing demands placed on them on issues regarding Health and Safety. Due to ever decreasing margins, it is not always feasible to employ a full-time dedicated person responsible for issues relating to Health and Safety.

Current legislation states that: “Adequate competent persons must be employed to assist the employer comply with legislation.” Management of Health and Safety at Work Act 1992, Regulation 6

The importance of Health and Safety cannot be underestimated and by using the KITS Competent Person Service, you can be assured that you are working within the law and are up to date with all the latest rules and regulations.

The Benefits of our Service We relieve you of the worry of trying to interpret the latest rules and regulations, allowing you to concentrate on the other priorities of your own job. Your in-house personnel may well have generalist knowledge, but in many cases, specialist knowledge of Health and Safety is required.

Our value added service ensures that our advisers have encountered most problems before and their knowledge and expertise enables them to devise successful and cost effective solutions.

It is commonplace that independent advisers usually have more credibility with the workforce and employees will be confident that you have their best interests at heart by looking after their Health and Safety.

Assured Service All our advisers are professionally qualified and are specialists within their own field of operation.
Our service is comprehensive and covers all aspects of occupational Health and Safety. We understand your needs and our extensive experience allows us to respond effectively.

For added insurance, all our advisers are covered by professional indemnity and third party insurance for your protection.

Option 1
2-Year Competent Person Development Programme

This option is designed to assist companies in becoming ‘self sufficient’ through the skills development of one of its own employees. KITS Health & Safety Advisors will agree a programme of awareness and training for a nominated individual, leading to a level of competency acceptable to the Health & Safety Executive. This includes training, mentoring and guidance on a one-to-one basis.

Included within this programme:

  • Two annual Site Surveys to undertake Health & Safety inspections in conjunction with the nominated member of staff
  • An annual Periodic Report and Status Update on findings
  • Two half-day one-to-one training and development sessions per annum for the nominated Competent Person
  • Unlimited direct telephone and email support for the nominated staff member, providing access and assistance from KITS Health & Safety Advisors
  • Automatic updates on Legislation updates
Your investment: £1750 for the 24 month period (payable in two annual instalments).

Option 2
Annual CPS Programme
This is KITS long-standing CPS programme for all sizes of company where assistance with Health & Safety issues is required in the absence of a nominated Competent Person. KITS Health & Safety Advisors will undertake this role on your behalf, and provide you with an assured service. There also the option of a single annual visit with report.

Included within this programme:
  • An annual Site Survey and one half-yearly Inspection Visit
  • An annual Periodic Report and Status update on findings
  • Unlimited telephone and email support
  • Automatic updates on Legislation changes
Your investment: £700p/a for 2 annual visits, or £450p/a for a single annual visit, and reports

Option 3
One-Off Health Check Service
Typically for companies, retail outlets or micro-SME’s employing less than 20 staff, this service provides a half-day inspection of the physical premises and policies to ensure the business is operating within the legislative guidelines.

Included within this programme:
  • Half-day inspection of premises and operating policies
  • A written report on any identified corrective actions required against identified legislation
Your investment: £200 for a half-day consultation visit and report.

 

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