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.
“I learnt a lot more on my refresh course than I did on my original qualification. Loads of group discussions which reassured my way of thinking or challenged me to think otherwise. Matt was amazing, full of knowledge and confident in delivery of the course. he made the session fun and interactive”
Why do retail businesses choose us?
Over the years’ we’ve provided a number of courses and consultancy services in the retail sector including charity shops, motor vehicle spares, national distribution depots such as the CO-OP warehouse premises in Avonmouth on the outskirts of Bristol and a take away fish and chip shop ‘Fryday’s’ in the Forest of Dean.
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.
We provide a wide variety of accredited course programmes by Qualsafe Awards and the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) for the delivery of first aid, clinical, food safety and health and safety courses. This ensures our expertise in the provision of advice and, delivery of training courses, in our specialist areas, is of the highest standard.
How do we support retail businesses with our practical health and safety consultancy solution?
Our consultants have a broad and extensive range of experience, we can provide ad-hoc advice and consultancy in the following areas:
- Fire safety
- Accident reporting and investigations (RIDDOR)
- First aid needs assessments
- Health and safety policy
- Manual handling
- Risk assessment
Working with you we will deliver the advice, documentation and training you need to comply with the law and keep your customers safe.
How do we support retail businesses with our practical health and safety training solutions?
We offer open and in-house training programmes that will efficiently ensure compliance by identifying your needs and delivering the courses you require in a timely, cost effective fashion.
Training can be delivered at our training centre in Bristol or on site and at your convenience, to cause as little disruption to the works schedule.
We cover training in the following areas, all of which are relevant to the retail sector:
- First Aid
- Practical Fire Safety and E-Learning Fire Safety
- Practical Manual Handling and E-Learning Manual Handling
- Health and Safety and Health & Safety E-Learning
- Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Awareness E-Learning
- Food safety and E-Learning Food Safety
- Safeguarding E-Learning
- Workplace and Wellbeing E-Learning including Data Protection in the Workplace, Equality, Diversity & Discrimination and Prevent Duty
What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?
On consultancy projects, 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 any help, advice or comment you need.
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.
Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation. These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.
We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.
Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.
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.