Safety Statement is required under the Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and is based on the identified hazards & risk assessments carried out under section 19 of the Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005. It outlines specifically how the safety & health of all employees will be secured & managed, the hazards identified and risks assessed, the procedures & plans to be used in an emergency and the names & titles of people with specific responsibilities for health & safety.
Eden Safety Services Ltd Safety Consultancy Services can provide Safety Statements which involves an onsite Risk Assessment and consultation. We then compile the entire information specific to the business operations and deliver your Safety Statement which is a legal requirement. Updates of Safety Statements will be needed when legislation or business work activities change. it is recommended that safety statements should be reviewed periodically
Method statement is a document which outlines the sequence of work and how the task activities will be implemented in a step by step practical manner for a specific job. It identifies the hazards involved and the control measures that will be put in place to reduce the risk of injury.
It outlines the personnel involved and their competency to carry out the task. Eden Safety Services Ltd Safety Consultancy Services will in consultant with the client can development method statements to suit their particular needs.
Section 19 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005, requires that employers carry out an identification of their workplace hazards and an assessment of the risks posed by those hazards. The ultimate goal of hazard identification and risk assessment is to devise and implement appropriate controls to ensure in so far as is reasonably practicable, that the risks are reduced to an acceptable level.
The Eden Safety team of consultants can guide management through the risk assessment process from identification of hazards to risk quantification, and determining appropriate solutions. We can help in all aspects of hazard and risk management from procedures to training to monitoring and review.
SITE SAFETY OFFICERS, SITE AUDITS, SITE SAFETY INDUCTION
Eden Safety Services Ltd Safety Consultancy Services have a number of experienced health & safety consultants from a wide range of industries & working environments, who can carry out this auditing service to ensure compliance with Legislation & industries best practice is adhered to.
While on site we can provide this service as a one off inspection or on a continual basis. A Safety report will be complied after the visit & sent to the client which can be included or form the basis of Management plan.
SAFETY FILE SET-UP
The Safety File is a record of information, prepared by the project supervisor design process for the end user, which focuses on safety and health. The information it contains will alert those who are responsible for the structure and services in it of the significant safety and health risks that will need to be addressed during subsequent maintenance, repair or other construction work including demolition
Who Prepares The Safety file?
The Project Supervisor for the Design Process prepares the Safety File and presents it to the Client when the project is complete.
TOOL BOX TALKS
Eden Safety Services Ltd Safety Consultancy Services can deliver site induction (safety briefing) for an existing project or business when new employees are taken on or induct all employees at the setup of a new projector or change of business. The induction will highlight existing hazards and control measures which have been put in place to reduce the risks.
Tool Box talks are another form of safety briefing which should be given periodically or when there is a change to work practices. These briefings or safety talks can be developed to suit the client’s specific needs.
PPE / WORKING AT HEIGHT / FALL ARREST EQUIPMENT INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION
The equipment worn by a worker to minimize exposure to specific occupational hazards. Examples include Harnesses, lanyards fall arrest blocks and inertial reels. Choose PPE to match the hazard and the working environment. Obtain advice on proper selection if unsure.
VDU / ERGONOMICS
VDU’s are widely used in all industry today and are a contributing factor to back injury, eye strain from poor ergonomics and eye strain from incorrect positioning of equipment or in regard to lighting. The General Application Regulations contains a list of minimum requirements in which the employer is obliged to carry out a risk assessment of each VDU workstation.
Eden Safety will carry out assessments and will also look at the equipment, software, ventilation, lighting levels, access & egress, ergonomics, good housekeeping, space requirements, noise, eye tests, electrical cables/electricity, manual handling, stress due to VDU work and all office furniture.