Competent Person Service Northern Ireland | Safeti

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Safeti is leading the next generation of competent support for SME’s, providing the perfect health and safety Competent Person Service partner to achieve compliance for your business.

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Dedicated Chartered H&S Advisor

Email/Chat/Phone Support

Custom H&S Document Suite

LMS Training Platform | 100+ Courses

Onboarding & Improvement Review

Annual Performance Audit

Bespoke Online Induction Training

Monthly In-Person Support - Flexible

What is the Health and Safety Competent Person Service?

We can help you take the worry out of compliance with our flexible & popular health and safety Competent Person Services Northern Ireland. If you are operating a micro or small business (<100 employees), it often makes more financial sense to outsource health and safety for your organisation.

As a business operator, it’s essential to understand the obligations of local health and safety law. In the UK, one of those requirements is the need to ‘appoint a health and safety competent person’. Let us explain what this means in more detail…

What is a H&S Competent Person?

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (UK) state that you must appoint a health and safety competent person to enable you to meet the requirements of health and safety law. In other words, you require competent health and safety advice.

But what do they mean when we refer to a health and safety competent person?

A ‘health and safety competent person’ is someone who has sufficient training and experience or knowledge and other qualities that allow them to assist you properly.

The level of health and safety competence’ required will depend on the complexity of the situation and the operations of your business.

In many cases, there may be appropriate expertise within the business to cope with it, as an additional responsibility. Other businesses may want to employ someone (or a team) specifically to look after health and safety. 

With that said, sometimes it is simply the case that neither of these options are particularly suitable or acceptable. In addition, neither in isolation may be adequate to fulfil the company’s statutory obligations and protect the company from the consequences of suffering a serious adverse event.

This is where the option to outsource health and safety to those with H&S expertise will be worth considering; such as using Safeti’s Health and Safety competent person service. We can provide a proportionate and cost-effective option to help you satisfy your evolving Health and Safety legal requirements.

Why choose a H&S Competent Person service?

Sometimes it’s easiest to upskill someone within your business to help take ownership of the employer’s health and safety duties. However, it can be difficult to find a reliable, long-term solution.

Another option is to outsource health and safety advice, handing the competent person role to qualified specialists.

This means that you can retain health and safety expertise to be there when you need it.

Once things are set up and running smoothly, many small businesses benefit from the light touch and reassurance of a health and safety competent person service.

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How can you find good Health and Safety advice?

If you want to outsource health and safety, you should always get the right type of advice for your business. To ensure you find an appropriately qualified professional, IOSH is a great place to start.

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world’s largest health and safety membership body and the only one currently with a Royal Charter.

With over 44,000 members in 99 countries, IOSH is committed to ensuring that global work practices are safe, healthy and sustainable. IOSH is a UK-based organisation offering professional qualifications in order to raise standards of health and safety in the workplace.

If you looking for a ‘health and safety competent person’, their level of IOSH membership is a helpful indicator of their level of experience. Chartered Members work under the IOSH Code of Conduct, this ensures that the level of competence, work quality and integrity is ensured for your business.

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Based in Belfast, any work undertaken by Safeti via our Competent Person Service Northern Ireland is carried out and/or overseen by a fully Chartered (CMIOSH) H&S professional.

OSH professionals with a sustained level of involvement in health and safety over the course of their career often opt to become Chartered – the process of chartership entails providing comprehensive evidence of sustained professional development and includes a peer review interview.

Once Chartership is achieved from an appropriate professional body (such as IOSH), the individual can apply to be registered on the Occupational Safety and Health Consultant’s Register.

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