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Charities / Voluntary / 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 keeps organisations safe and allows informed decisions to be made relating to health and safety expenditure.

“This was the most in depth one day First Aid course I have taken (Emergency First Aid at Work). Justine was a great trainer who clearly has a lot of previous experience. It was very well taught”

CT, Hollywood Bowl
July 2022

Why do charities / voluntary / not for profit organisations choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Charities Voluntary Not for Profit

When working with charities, voluntary and not for profit organisations we recognise that significant expenditure can sometimes impact on service delivery and wider organisational aims.

We also recognise the importance of ensuring the safety of your staff as well as your volunteers, who often give so much in support of their chosen charity, and the importance of ensuring they are appropriately managed and provided with training, information and instructions where required.

Whilst we’ll always keep you safe, our practical and pragmatic way of working means we’ll advise if something must be done, and equally if something need not be done, or exists only as guidance.

In fact, we can often suggest alternatives to reduce costs, which will help those with responsibilities for safety to make informed decisions.

Our portfolio of charities includes those running retail outlets, providing health and social care, education and working with children.

Where trustees and managers are seeking reassurance as to our capability and experience in this sector, we hold the following accreditations and memberships:

  • ISO Accredited 9001:2008
  • Qualsafe Awards registered Centre
  • IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) licence holder
  • SMAS – Worksafe Consultant as recognised by SSIP

This ensures our expertise in the provision of advice and the delivery of training courses in our specialist areas, such as health and safety, first aid, clinical healthcare, food safety, fire safety and manual handling is of the highest standard.

Upon request, and with their permission, we will gladly introduce any organisation considering using our services to others we have previously or continue to work with.

How can we help you with our practical health and safety consultancy solution?

From as little as £125 (+VAT) a month, our 'Hassle Free' retained consultancy service provides a tailored health and safety solution specific to the needs of your organisation including staff members and others with whom you have contact or responsibility for.

We also provide ad-hoc advice and consultancy on topics including medicines management and policy, manual handling and risk assessment.  Our trainers and consultants have a robust understanding of published health and safety legislation and guidance.

How can we help you with our practical health and safety training solutions?

Recognising that efficient use of resources is paramount to all organisations, we strive always to identify the most appropriate and cost-effective training.

We can provide tailored training on site or at our training centre in Warmley. Acorn Health & Safety will happily adapt training to incorporate relevant policies and procedures to help your staff/volunteers learn and understand that which is in place to protect them.


Training course for the charity / voluntary / not for profit sectors

  • First Aid
  • Healthcare / medication
  • Food safety and E-Learning Food Safety
  • Practical Fire Safety and E-Learning Fire Safety
  • Practical Manual Handling and E-Learning Manual Handling
  • Health and Safety and Health & Safety E-Learning
  • Medical and Health Awareness E-Learning including Learning Disability Awareness
  • Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Awareness E-Learning
  • Safeguarding E-Learning
  • Workplace and Wellbeing E-Learning - including Data Protection, Equality, Diversity and Discrimination, Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers, Prevent Duty, Behavioural Safety, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

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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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