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.
“For a subject that could have been less than exciting (Manual Handling of clients), Sarah made it informative, really interesting and lots of fun. I really enjoyed it. 10/10″
SA, Alimo Care, May 2018
Why do our customers choose us?
With over fifteen years’ experience, and many more before Acorn was established, we’ve the skills knowledge and experience you need. As an ISO 9001:2008 accredited company we’re committed to quality across all areas of our business. Whatever your need, our team of administrators, trainers and consultants are here to help.
With over 60 different courses, as well as tailoring courses to meet specific organisational needs, we’ve a proven track record in training delivery. Acorn Health and Safety hold a number of national accreditations with organisations for the delivery of a variety of health and safety programmes, this includes:
- Qualsafe Awards (First Aid)
- Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Health and Safety)
- Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (Food and Health and Safety)
- Independent Asbestos Training Provider (iatp) (Asbestos Training)
- College of Occupational Therapy Endorsement (Manual Handling Trainer Training)
We offer a broad range of consultancy services and employ experts in construction, health and social care, manufacturing, hospitality and facilities management. In addition, we offer a wide range of general consultancy support and advice.
To find out more how we can support your organisation with health and safety training and consultancy please click on the relevant sector below.
Who do we support with health and safety training and consultancy?
Acorn Health & Safety work across a wide variety of industries providing a range of general health and safety consultancy services and training, alongside a number of specialist services.
Acorn Health & Safety provide flexible solutions for many departments in Local Authorities including Bristol and Cardiff City Councils, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Click here for more information.
We work in universities, schools and colleges and are either directly employed to provide training, or on behalf of the local authority on a daily basis. We are committed to reduce the risks to staff, students and pupils alike. Click here for more information.
Childcare is your career – keeping children and childcare professionals safe is our passion. We provide standard or tailored training courses and consultancy to ensure OFSTED and EYFS requirements are met. Click here for more information.
Health and Social Care
We’ve over 30 years’ experience in health and social care including the acute sector, mental health, learning disabilities and a wide variety of community settings including domiciliary care, and Hospices. We recognise that activities of daily living involve risk taking and strive to provide practical, workable solutions to keep staff, clients and their families safe. Click here for more information.
From 50 to 50,000 people, you can count on Acorn Health & Safety to provide practical solutions to ensure safety at your event. We can advise on contractor management, medical provision, general safety and security and have a network of others we’ll happily refer you to. Click here for more information.
Charities, Voluntary and Not for Profit Organisations
We’ve worked with charities, volunteers and not for profit organisations since day one. Our pragmatic advice, flexibility and experience in this sector helps keep organisations safe and allows informed decisions to be made relating to health and safety expenditure. Click here for more information.
Health Fitness and Leisure
Whether you run a private gym or a swimming pool, we can ensure that your coaches, therapists and catering staff keep themselves and others safe and are able to respond appropriately to any incident should one occur. Click here for more information.
Construction Building and Trades
In recent years, our client base in the construction, building management and trades sector has grown significantly with many businesses choosing Acorn as their provider of competent health and safety advice, training and consultancy. Click here for more information.
Manufacturing and Engineering
Whether you require a health and safety presence on-site or ad-hoc advice and training Acorn Health & Safety are on hand to protect staff, contractors and others from the known hazards within the manufacturing and engineering environments. Click here for more information.
Hospitality and Catering
Whether you are starting up a catering business, already operate a food premises such as a cafe, restaurant, hotel or mobile unit, we can provide specialist food and general safety advice. Click here for more information.
From warehousing and distribution through to the shop floor, Acorn Health & Safety can provide advice and training to ensure your team stay safe at work. Click here for more information.
After 17 years in the business, Acorn Health & Safety recognise that SME’s need flexible and adaptable health and safety solutions that keep them safe and legal whilst allowing you to get on with running a business. Click here for more information.
Although generally lower risk environments, an increasing number of office based businesses use Acorn Health & Safety to assist in the day to day management of health and safety from DSE assessment to general policy, fire safety and first aid. Click here for more information.
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.