Health and Safety
We provide Health and Safety (HS) advisory services to our clients to ensure the safety of the work environment as well as that of the surrounding community. We utilize guidelines set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 as well as those provided by the World Bank International Finance Cooperation (IFC), African Development Bank (ADB), World Health Organization (WHO) and other relevant agencies to ensure Health and Safety compliance. Our approach to Health and Safety management is based on international standards OHS 18001.
In particular we offer :
Section 11 (1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 states that, every occupier of a workplace shall have a safety and health audit of his workplace carried out at least once in every period of twelve months by a safety and health advisor. We conduct thorough audits and advise our clients on prescribed fees, and compliance needs
Section 36 of the Factories and Other Places of Work Act (Fire Risk Reduction) Rules 2007, requires that occupiers of workplaces should ensure that their workplaces are audited annually by an approved safety auditor. We conduct fire safety audits and advice our clients on compliance with the Factories and Other Places of Work Act (Fire Risk Reduction) Rules 2007 and assess the adequacy of the fire fighting systems at workplace with recommendations as appropriate
Section 6 (4) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 prescribes that every occupier shall send a copy of a report of risk assessment carried out under the act to the area occupational safety and health officer.
We advice our clients, conduct site assessments and prepare risk assessment reports based on the legal requirement.
Section 6 (6) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 prescribes that it is the duty of every occupier to register his workplace unless such workplace is exempted from registration under the Act.
Section 7 (1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 states the duty of a workplace to prepare a health and safety policy statement to bring the statement and any revision of it to the notice of all of his employees.
Section 9 (1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 states that every occupier shall establish a safety and health committee at the workplace in accordance with regulations if there are twenty or more persons employed at the workplace or as directed.
We advise clients on registration of work place, and support on preparing health and safety policy statements. We also offer advice and train Safety and Health Committee as prescribed by the Factories and Other Places of Work (Safety and Health Committee) Rules No. 31/2004