Under Regulation 7 of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999:
Every employer shall, appoint one or more competent persons to assist him in undertaking the measures he needs to take to comply with the requirements imposed upon him under UK health and safety legislation.
Why do I need to appoint a competent Person?
It is a criminal offence if you do not seek competent advice.
Under Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 7 as stated above you must appoint a competent person
We at SA Health and Safety Ltd provide ongoing support to businesses who do not employ a health & safety person in addition to providing specialist back up to those who already have in-house expertise.
“SA Health & Safety support our business by helping us identify risk and implement control measures. It’s great to have a competent resource on hand to guide us through the technicalities of UK Health & Safety legislation“