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Frequently Asked Questions

Some answers to the most common questions and concerns.

Q: Why do we need a Health and Safety Policy?
A: If you have 5 or more employees, you must have an H&S Policy By Law.

Q: Do your Health and Safety Policies apply to construction, industry, retail and office based businesses?
A: Yes.

Q. Will we receive a policy that is specifically compiled for our company?
A: Yes. All you need to do is answer several simple questions; this will enable us to compile a tailor made policy specifically for your company.

Q. Is the policy just for show to customers?
A: No! You must read and apply the policy and base your safe working practice around it.

Q: Do I have to bring the policy to the attention of my employees?
A: Yes it is a legal requirement under the Act.

Q: My Insurance company has asked me for a copy of my Fire Risk Assessment do I have to have one?
A: Yes the new Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 places a duty imposed by article 5(1) of the 2005 Order to have a Fire Risk Assessment carried out on your premises.

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West Dunbartonshire

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