Protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of anyone affected by your activities should be the number one priority for your business.
Although, it is not always easy to determine where your legal obligations begin and end, meaning that it can be difficult to ensure that you are acting compliantly.
However, at Pennington Choices, we can provide you with the reassurance that you need. Our qualified and competent Health and Safety Consultants, have worked with organisations across a range of sectors including; sport, leisure, housing, property, education and healthcare, and have a reputation of servicing quality to the extent that for many clients we continue to act as their competent person.
We provide an action based service rather than merely performing audits and handing back reports. We do this because we believe that our proactive approach will help protect you from prosecution and will also provide you with the foundation for continuous improvement, through the implementation of measures that will enable you to meet your legal obligations, and more importantly to ensure the complete safety of staff, customers, clients and tenants.
At Pennington Choices, we offer a unique approach. Our consultants will collaborate and discuss with you to identify your immediate concerns of priorities, so that we can support you in providing the best solutions for you.
Our aim throughout the entire process of working with you is to ensure that your health and safety is continually improving. To aid you, a range of methods detailed below may be utilised to support you and your transition.
Access to Competent Advice
Having access to competent advice plays a crucial part in ensuring that you are aware of and are managing necessary risks. We can provide you with access to a fully qualified Health and Safety Consultant that can present competent advice to you and your organisation. Find out more.
This high level desktop review and gap analysis can provide a good starting point in appraising your organisations safety management system. Find out more.
General Risk Assessment
Our General Risk Assessment will review your current Health and Safety arrangements and will carry out a comprehensive assessment as required by The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Health and Safety Checklist
Our Health and Safety Visit Checklist will review the lower risk activities at your organisation to ensure that you are compliant with The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Health and Safety Competent Person
At Pennington Choices, we would provide you with a qualified Health and Safety Consultant that would act as the dedicated point of contact for your organisation, and would share responsibility for your compliance with you. Find out more.
Health and Safety Handbook
The Handbook provides employees with a summary of the information within the policy, as well as setting out their legal duties. The Handbook also provides information that will be of use about how a range of safety issues will be managed. We can provide practical support and also a bespoke approach to your situation to ensure that your handbook is fit-for-purpose.
Health and Safety Health Check
Are your people safe? Are your Health and Safety strategies leader-led? Do you have a clear, standardised approach for producing risk assessments? Our Health and Safety Health Check assesses the central control, governance and auditing of Health and Safety compliance and performance, to ensure that it is in line with HSG65. Find out more.
Health and Safety Policy
The Health and Safety Policy is required by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. The document provides a comprehensive source of information about the process for managing Health and Safety within the organisation.
IOSH Health and Safety Training Courses
At Pennington Choices, our qualified Health and Safety Consultants can provide you with IOSH accredited health and safety training via a series of bespoke courses. Find out more.
Head of Consultancy
Head of Consultancy
- International Certification of Enterprise Risk Management
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Joint Honours Degree – English, Literature and History
- Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)
- Management of Portfolios (MoP)
- PRINCE2 and DSDM Agile PM Practitioner
Sarah Davies is our Head of Consultancy and has spent nearly two decades working with organisations across the public and not-for-profit sectors. Starting her career with the Audit Commission before moving into strategic leadership roles in Police, Fire and Social Housing; Sarah has substantial experience in Strategic Procurement, Value for Money and leading complex and large-scale business and digital transformational change programmes and operational services.
As Assistant Director of Business Improvement at a housing provider, Sarah introduced and embedded a new Enterprise Risk Management Approach and advised in the EU procurement of a new repairs service, including an emergency procurement. During her time as Head of Strategic Change for Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire & Rescue, Sarah was the Lead Officer for Digital and Organisation Transformation and Efficiency Programmes; delivering three major collaborations/ mergers with other organisations, including the development and implementation of a back-office shared service for UK Policing (using Oracle ERP technology).