Fabrication & Metal Work

Using our vast experience of the industry we can help you comply with your health and safety requirements.

Our experienced health and safety experts have worked within steel foundries, fabrication and metal work businesses for many years.  They understand the specific health and safety and occupational hygiene issues your industry faces.  This means they can help you improve the way you manage health and safety across the board.

We can assess your current situation, review your policies and procedures, highlight possible concerns and then put together a clear, straightforward and practical plan that once implemented will ensure you provide a healthy and safe working environment for your employees.

We apply our experience of metal working industries to deliver specialist workplace solutions to help you meet and exceed your legal responsibilities and be confident in your health and safety policies and practices.

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Taking a robust approach to health and safety will allow you to increase staff productivity, prevent occupational disease, and help to prevent incidents that may lead to possible reputational damage or compensation claims.

Our team has experience of working for the HSE.  This provides us with a unique insight that enables us to ensure that policies and practices are in line with current regulations and provide effective evidence of compliance in the event of future legal action.

The areas we can help you with include:

  • General risk assessments
  • Focused risk assessments (manual handling, COSHH, DSEAR, fire, asbestos, lead)
  • Process reviews
  • Management of chemical and physical hazards including dust, silica, noise and vibration
  • Personal air monitoring for COSHH compliance
  • Noise surveys and personal monitoring
  • HAVS surveys
  • Heat stress and thermal surveys
  • Welding risk assessments
  • LEV examination and testing
  • Control measure selection advice
  • Access to competent advice
  • Sector specific advice and guidance for the steel industry
  • Providing sector-specific health and safety training for staff at all levels

Our team includes Fit2Fit accredited face fit-testers who can help with queries related to Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) and fit-testing.

What should you do next?

If you would like to speak to our fabrication and metal work expert, Rosie McKay, please contact her by phone on 01302 499055, email or use our contact us form for a free initial consultation.