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Choose accuSafe for a seamless experience tailored to your organisation’s unique challenges and requirements. Our diverse range of services offers the flexibility you need to address the ever-evolving needs of your healthcare organisation.

With our expertise in healthcare health and safety compliance, we possess an in-depth understanding of the legal obligations specific to your industry. Our practical experience allows us to strike the perfect balance between compliance and the commercial realities and resources of your workplace. 

Trusted by private and NHS organisations alike, we are the go-to partner for comprehensive health and safety compliance and training support. From small clinics to large hospitals, our clients of all sizes rely on us to ensure their operations are in full compliance with health and safety legislation, and regulations and also CQC and HSE requirements.

With accuSafe, you can rest assured that you have made the perfect choice. Experience a seamless, tailored approach to health and safety compliance that aligns with your organisation’s objectives. Let us be your trusted partner in creating a safe and secure environment for both your staff and patients.


Your trusted health and safety partner

Engage accuSafe as your trusted health and safety partner and enjoy unparalleled convenience. Unlike generalist health and safety consultancy and training providers that offer generic solutions across various sectors, accuSafe specialises in delivering tailored health and safety services exclusively for the healthcare sector. 

We are specialists, not generalists offering jack of all trades services to the many! Because of this, we understand the precise challenges you face on a daily basis and with our expertise in the sector we are able to provide services that are finely tuned to your requirements. 

Our extensive network of qualified Consultants spans across the UK, making it easier than ever to partner with the right consultant for your healthcare organisation.

What sets us apart? 

Our health and safety consultants are esteemed members of either the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) or the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). Their expertise and qualifications ensure that you receive top-notch service and advice, delivered by professionals who understand the unique challenges of the healthcare sector.

We understand that navigating the complexities of UK safety laws can be a daunting task for executives and senior managers. That’s why we are here to provide the guidance and support you need.


Protect against rising penalties

Unfortunately the consequences of a health and safety incident can be devastating. In addition to the impact on staff and patients, the financial consequences for employers can be huge, inviting prosecution, Fee for Intervention (FFI) charges, fines and reputational damage. And in some cases, directors have been jailed.

Did you know that the HSE hourly recovery rate under FFI in 2023/24 has been increased from £163 to £166?

It’s very important to get it right from the start. By enlisting support from accuSafe, you can rest easy knowing that your compliance is being taken care of by a professionally-qualified health and safety consultant with a wealth of hands-on risk management experience.

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We give you support and peace of mind, accuSafe can provide you with a cost effective solution to managing health and safety, including:

Count on us for practical and straightforward support and assistance whenever you require it. With our help, you can reclaim valuable time that would otherwise be spent on cumbersome health and safety processes and admin, allowing you to focus on your core responsibilities 100% of the time.

Benefit from the expertise of our consultants and experience the ease of navigating through health and safety matters. Contact us today for expert support.

Popular Health and Safety FAQ's

Always lead by example, encourage timely reporting of safety issues and concerns, and recognise and reward safe behaviours among staff at all levels, aligning with the principles of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.

Ensure the competent installation and regular test of fire alarms, fire detection and firefighting equipment. Conduct annual fire drills (six monthly if aspiring to best practice), and recruit and train fire wardens in sufficient numbers as required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Provide training in proper lifting techniques, use assistive devices where risk assessment dictates, and encourage teamwork, all whilst adhering to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

Immediately report incidents and near misses using your organisation’s reporting process, conduct thorough investigations to include the taking of witness statements, determine root causes, and implement corrective actions as outlined by RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases, and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) 2013. Reference should also be made to RIDDOR in health and social care: Guidance for employers (HSIS 1).

Through the provision of adequate security personnel at all times, suitable health and safety training for staff, maintaining proper lighting, and establish clear communication channels as per the Working Time Regulations 1998. Consideration of an appropriate lone worker device and/or buddy system for your organisation may also prove beneficial.

Offer suitable counselling services, undertake a suitable and sufficient stress risk assessment for the activities within your facility, implement a stress reduction programme, and foster a supportive work environment in line with Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) guidance on work-related stress.

Leadership sets the tone for an organisation’s safety culture, allocates resources for training and equipment, and champions continuous improvement in accordance with UK health and safety legislation and regulations.

Steps to achieve the CQC rating your facility deserves:

  • Conduct regular self-assessments to identify areas for improvement.
  • Address identified issues promptly and thoroughly.
  • Maintain robust compliance records and documentation.
  • Provide key staff with training on the CQC’s requirements.
  • Foster a culture of openness and transparency amongst your staff.
  • Engage accuSafe to align your H&S compliance with CQC requirements.

A programme managing lone workers should include:

  • Risk assessments for tasks performed alone.
  • Providing communication (lone worker) devices for emergencies.
  • Regular check-ins and monitoring of lone workers, i.e. buddy systems.
  • Establishing clear emergency procedures.
  • Training staff in lone worker safety.

DSE assessments should be conducted initially for new staff and then regularly reviewed and updated. Typically, assessments should be repeated annually or when there are significant changes in equipment or work processes, i.e. following an office or desk move.

Proactive measures include:

  • Using safer alternatives when possible and where available.
  • Use devices with safety features.
  • Providing comprehensive training on sharps safety to staff.
  • Foster a culture of reporting incidents in a timely manner to enable preventative solutions.
  • Regularly evaluating and improving safety protocols.

Implement local infection control measures, adhere to advice on Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) guidelines, which are to be read in conjunction with relevant Health Building Notes (HBN), as communicated by your project team, and ensure staff are kept updated with project updates and timescales. HTM’s and HBN’s provide best practice guidance on the design and planning of new healthcare buildings and on the adaptation or extension of existing facilities.

Yes, strategies include:

  • The use of non-slip flooring in patient areas.
  • Clear pathways free from obstacles and obstructions.
  • Timely removal of spillages and use of wet floor signage.
  • Policy requiring proper footwear for staff.
  • Conduct risk assessments briefing staff on the results.
  • Regular safety inspections of patient care areas.

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