Health and Safety Costs NI Businesses Millions Every Year in Claims, Litigation, Lost Hours and Insurance Premium Increases.
If you have a member of staff who slips on a wet floor in your premises, who do you think is to blame?
Surely there was a sign to say the floor is wet?
If so wouldn't it be the person who fell, who would be responsible?
No, in the eyes of the law every accident, can be prevented, and if it can be prevented it should be prevented.
This accident would cost your business, a liability claim, possible court fees, lose of man hours due to the injury incurred, and your insurance may not help or pay out if they see that there were no preventive measures.
Bill Total - £5000.00 Claim
£1000.00- Court Fees
£500.00 - £1500.00 Insurance Premium Increase
£3000.00 - £6000.00 - Loss of Hours Cost.
Totalling Between £9500.00 - £13500.00*
*There is also the possibility of a loss of business as a result, which could cost your business a lot more in the long run!
Have a risk assessment, fire risk assessment, health and safety review of your workspace from as little as £299.00 + VAT (Dependant on business type, size etc.)
AND PREVENT IT!!!!