Hassle Free for Construction, Building and Trades
We understand that health and safety can be a headache, with ever changing legislation, accreditation schemes (SSIP) and client expectations. Whatever your health and safety needs, ‘Hassle Free’ our retained consultancy service, is there to help.
“Very helpful, relaxed atmosphere, lots of opportunity to ask questions.”
Why do our customers choose us?
Since 1999 we’ve learnt a lot about supporting a construction, building management and trades businesses with their health and safety. Our ‘Hassle Free’ retained consultancy service has been designed with this in mind. To date we’ve supported over 100 local construction, building management and trades businesses on the right side of the law.
Our professional, and experienced consultants fulfil the role of ‘Competent Safety Advisors’ for your business. Our SSIP recognised consulting accreditations enables our customers to gain accreditations themselves which secures them business, and opens new opportunities. Through our extensive experience in this area, all documentation is created with SSIP in mind. We will support you in gaining SSIP approval with organisations such as CHAS, exor, Constructionline, smas, SafeContractor, alTius and Acclaim although there are many others.
Acorn Health & Safety is a leading provider of health and safety training and consultancy in the South West. Our trainers and consultants come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds and have considerable, hands on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.
Customers come from an equally diverse range of organisations and businesses but choose Acorn because we’ll keep you on the right side of the law, whilst recognising that health and safety needs to compliment your day to day business activities.
How do we approach ‘Hassle Free’ health and safety consultancy?
We believe that health and safety can be and should be, ‘Hassle Free’ so you can focus on what you and your organisation does best.
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations require employers to appoint one or more competent persons to assist with health and safety measures. Our consultants work hand in hand with a wide variety of trades businesses and their teams providing as much, or as little advice as is required to keep you on the right side of the law.
In addition to accessing competent health and safety advice, you’ll also benefit from:
- Preparation of a written health and safety policy and an annual review
- A suite of documents, forms and templates with your company logo on
- Use of our on-line portal where all your documents can be accessed, stored and reviewed
- A certificate of membership
- Assistance with one SSIP accreditation
- Monthly e-zines, toolbox talks and SSIP support to help keep safety on the agenda
- A face to face meeting at your premises after six months to help keep you on track
- An annual face to face meeting or site visit
- A 10% discount on all Acorn Health and Safety training courses
What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?
We will assign you a dedicated and competent health and safety professional who will gain an understanding of your needs and be on hand to provide help and advice or comment you need.
Following any piece of consultancy work we are available by phone or on e-mail, so you can contact us easily, if you need our assistance or further advice.
How much does ‘Hassle Free’ cost?
Hassle Free costs from just £100 per month (excluding vat) and includes everything listed under ‘what’s included’. We ask our clients to commit for a period of one year, after which we ask that a month’s written notice be provided if you wish to cancel the service.
How do we support with SSIP scheme accreditations?
We provide full support with one scheme. We’ll help you gain and maintain SSIP approval with the likes of CHAS, EXOR, Construction Line, FASET, SafeContractor, SMAS and Acclaim. We’ve extensive experience in this area, create all documentation with this in mind and importantly fulfil the role of ‘competent safety advisors’.
Who owns the documentation produced?
You do, it’s yours and you’ve paid for it. We don’t copyright our forms nor lock everything down in PDF’s. We’ll happily provide original documents in word/excel on request. Where we use PDF’s (for example fire risk assessments and policies) we’ll happily update content as required.
Are there any hidden costs?
If any additional work is required or advised in addition to ‘Hassle Free’ such as a fire risk assessment or support with additional SSIP accreditations we’ll will always discuss this with you first and provide a separate quotation.
Whatever your health and safety needs are, our ‘Hassle Free’ retained consultancy service is here to help.
For one-off assessments or, a tailored approach, we offer a wide range of consultancy services speak to our consultants to discuss your needs.
Health and safety for Construction, Building Management and Trades businesses, made ‘Hassle Free’ with our retained consultancy service.