Welcome to The Health and Safety Factory

Welcome to The Health and Safety Factory, we can help your business operate efficiently and comply with U.K. legislation. In the world of work, good health and safety management is a key factor to ensure your business is successful. Providing a safe working environment for your employees will help you reduce risk and avoid prosecution and heavy fines. 

We are based in Monmouth South Wales, however we offer a full U.K. national service.  We have carried out work for many large and small organisations throughout the U.K. with great success and satisfaction, client care is our priority.

 

"We now have unshakable conviction that accident causes are man-made and that a man made problem can be solved by men and women."  W.H. Cameron

 

Kiva Hopkins MSc – Managing Director

Kiva Hopkins; Health and safety consultantOver 20yrs experience in heavy industry, Kiva graduated from Cardiff university (UWIC) with a Master of Science degree (MSc). He has dealt with many accidents during his previous career as site health and safety manager. He realises the importance of health and safety management within a working environment. Having managed a workplace fatality and realising how this affects everyone involved he has the experience of meeting with Health and Safety Executive inspectors and realises the emotional involvement of work colleges, friends and family. He also managed fire safety, and liaised with local fire brigade crews, offering site familiarisation and arranging mock training exercises. He has been responsible for a team of 10 security guards, and liaised with local police with regards to a variety of incidents.

Kiva is a dedicated driven character who strives to deliver the best possible service thorough the role of managing director. He realises that senior managers have business responsibilities as well as keeping the workforce healthy and safe, he operates a face to face policy, taking through business issues and offering realistic answers.

 

Featured News

Legionnaires' disease

The widow of a man who died after contracting Legionnaires' disease during a Fred Olsen cruise has been awarded a £70,000 financial settlement... Robert Heath was visiting Lapland and St Petersburg on the ship M.S. Black Watch when the bacteria was discovered terminating the cruise.

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk Published: 17 Mar 2010

Employers who manage premises with hot/cold water services and/or wet cooling systems (eg cooling towers and evaporative condensers) should consider a Legionella Risk Assessment.. Under general health and safety law, you have to consider the risks from legionella that may affect your staff or members of the public and take suitable precautions.