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Risk Assessment

Our team of health and safety advisors and registered nurses are specialists within their fields and undertake assessments to keep business and their staff team safe and others safe.

“That was the best First Aid course (Emergency First Aid at Work) I have done with the best teacher. Sarah was great at answering our questions. I have more confidence in First Aid.”

SM, The Loco Klub
March 2022

Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Training BookletAcorn Health and Safety have considerable expertise and experience undertaking a wide variety of risk assessments across a number of different business sectors, this includes:

  • First aid needs
  • Display screen equipment
  • General manual handling
  • Complex patient and client handling
  • Fire
  • Lone working
  • New and expectant mothers
  • General risk assessment
  • Hand arm vibration

Through a network of trusted local businesses, we are also able to provide assessments on a number of specialist areas including:

  • Noise
  • Legionella

Whether you require an assessment for an individual member of staff, a particular area of practice or an entire organisation we can help.

Acorn Health & Safety is a leading provider of health and safety consultancy in the South West.  Our 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 undertake risk assessments?

We’ll arrange a convenient time to carry out the assessment/s and generally complete this using one of our risk assessment document templates or your own documentation should you prefer. In most cases, we’ll require addition information and will happily liaise with others as required.  This might include staff, human resource and training managers and others within your workplace.

The way in which the assessment is undertaken will vary depending on the type, in most cases this will involve a site visit, review of working practices/activities/equipment and a conversation with those involved.

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 the assessment, we will provide you with an electronic copy of your assessment/s and where required comment further on any steps that might need to be taken or are advised to reduce risk to the lowest level.

Any documentation produced will either be uploaded to our cloud based storage system provided electronically, or as a hard copy in the required format.  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.

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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.

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