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Safety Statement

Carraig Safety provides Safety Statement Consultancy for small, medium and large businesses and organisations, ensuring professionalism and affordability.

A Safety Statement in simple terms is a Health and Safety Management System that must contain specific procedures and risk assessments which will manage health and safety effectively for you, your employees and anyone else affected by your business operations in accordance with Health and Safety legislation.

 

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What are the Benefits

Compliant with Legislation

Benefits of a Site Specific Safety Statement which we provide include, protection of employees, legal protection for the business, i.e. reduced likelihood of criminal / civil prosecution, and economic benefits where the business saves financially such as reduced insurance, accidents and compensation payouts etc...

Failure to have a relevant up-to-date, site specific Safety Statement can result in the Health and Safety Authority initiating criminal proceedings against Directors and Senior Managers who on indictment can receive €3 million euro fines and / or up to 2 years in jail.

Trusted Service

We at Carraig Safety have a vast experience of developing Site Specific Safety Statements for small, medium and large enterprises nationwide.

What is a Safety Statement

A Safety Statement is:

  • Based on a Risk Assessment of your premises
  • Site specific for your Organisation/Business
  • Specific to your Work Practices/Procedures
  • The Employer's Responsibility
  • A requirement under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, Section 20
Developing a Safety Statement

Typically developing a Safety Statement will include:

  • A visit to your site to carry out a Specific Risk Assessment to identify risk and hazards
  • Provision of a Health & Safety Manual, which incorporates a complete site-specific hazard analysis and Risk Assessment Survey. It also includes control suggestions for the elimination of all risks
  • Meeting with Management for handover of Safety Statement and Risk Assessments
FAQ's

Is a Safety Statement a Legal Requirement?

It is a legal requirement under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, Section 20, that all organisations must have a written site-specific, Safety Statement.

Do I need a Safety Statement is I am Self-Employed?

In order to comply with current legislation, an up to date written Safety Statement must be implemented by all employers, including the self-employed.

Any Other Questions?

We'll be happy to answer any other questions you may have by phone or email. You can click the button below to ask a question online, or call us on 01 6293852.

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