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YOUR LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES

UK businesses employing 5 or more people have a legal obligation to have a written health and safety policy. Sophus Safety Solutions makes it easy.

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GETTING HEALTH AND SAFETY RIGHT

Health and safety isn’t just a paper exercise. By protecting your employees you are making an investment in your business which could save you thousands of pounds in the event of an incident.

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IGNORING HEALTH AND SAFETY - THE TRUE COST

An incident on your premises without appropriate and up-to-date policies and risk assessments could lose you more than money alone. Why take that risk?

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ABOUT US

Sophus Safety Solutions is an independent safety consultancy and provider of health and safety services for the manufacturing, construction and services industries in South East England.

With 20 years of experience, we provide cost effective health and safety solutions, ensuring compliance and a safe working environment without the need for expensive in-house resources.

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DID YOU KNOW?

  • 1.3 million working people are suffering from a work related illness
  • 2,515 mesothelioma deaths have been recorded due to past asbestos exposure (2014)
  • 144 workers were killed at work
  • 72,702 other injuries to employees were reported under RIDDOR
  • 621,000 injuries occurred at work, according to the Labour Force Survey
  • 30.4 million working days were lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
  • £14.1 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2014/15)

* Key figures for Great Britain (2015/16)

OUR SERVICES

Sophus - Health and Safety Management Health and Safety Management

If you are a UK business employing 5 or more people, you are legally required to have a written health and safety policy, which should cover all your business activities and premises. Sophus Safety Solutions provides a simple, cost-effective solution.

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Sophus - Site Inspections Site Inspections

Regular monitoring and inspection of your business premises to ensure that they meet safety standards are required by law, and in the event of an incident can ensure that your business is covered. Sophus Safety Solutions will provide a report and action plan to keep you compliant and safe.

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Sophus - Assessments Assessments

Your workplace is safer for your employees and visitors if proper risk assessments are in place, and your business is protected in the event of an incident and claim. Sophus Safety Solutions will work with you to incorporate what you do, and the equipment you use, into a full risk assessment, and identify any training needs.

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Sophus - Fire Safety and Risk Management Fire Safety and Risk Management

An annual Fire Risk Assessment is a legal requirement for any business, and we can work with you to ensure that your assessments are up to date and consistent across multiple sites.

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Sophus - Electrical and Equipment Tests and Inspections Electrical and Equipment Tests and Inspections

Any electrical, lifting or ventilation equipment used by your business is subject to regular tests and inspections, which must be carried out by a Competent Person. We will ensure your equipment is tested according to legal requirements.

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Sophus - Environmental Environmental

Your business environment is part of your health and safety responsibility. We will help you to manage your waste disposal and recycling in a responsible and cost-effective way, and offer consultancy for a range of sustainable energy solutions.

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OUR CLIENTS

  • A L Mailing

    After the initial consultation, it was obvious we needed to build on our systems and maintain compliance. Using the knowledge and expertise of Sophus Safety Solutions was so simple and easy. We would have never found time ourselves to get to this high standard.” Mick Ryan, Owner.
  • Alan Douglas Plant

    Working in such a heavy plant environment the movement of goods and safety of personnel is a daily risk. At Alan Douglas they had specific needs to meet these challenging issues. Sophus Safety Solutions assessed the key issues and guided the business to a safe and controlled method of working to significantly reduce risk.
  • Electrogen

    We had a need to update our management of health and safety, and are delighted by the progress we have made through using Sophus Safety Solutions.” Ryan Brown, Owner
  • Ollie B's Boutique

    After the successful launch of our pet boutique we wanted to make sure the environment was safe and secure and that we had all the appropriate measures in place. Sophus Safety Solutions understood the brief and delivered a cost effective solution for us.” Kevin Moon, Owner.
  • Pressure Welding Machines

    It was becoming a real challenge to keep on top of our Health and Safety, but Sophus took this worry away and quickly resolved the issue. Thanks to Sophus we are now fully compliant, and the systems which are in place are so easy to maintain.” Carole Cole, Manager.
  • A L Mailing
  • Alan Douglas Plant
  • Electrogen
  • Ollie B's Boutique
  • Pressure Welding Machines

OUR FOUNDER

Andy Owden - Founder of Sophus

Andy Owden AIIRSM, NEBOSH

Andy is an experienced health and safety professional who is totally committed to assisting and improving a company’s safety performance.

With a successful track record of safety management in a large-scale manufacturing and facilities management environment, Andy has added construction safety to his core skills, offering extensive knowledge and experience to Sophus Safety Solution’s clients. Andy is passionate about delivering a first class personal service uniquely designed to match your business requirements.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office
01233 879039

Mobile
07895 617602

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