Why Choose oneSource Health & Safety to Support You?

The effective management of health and safety within schools, academies and colleges is a significant concern (especially within the secondary sector where a greater range of hazards is present) to leadership teams, directors, governors and trustees, all of whom have legal responsibilities. The Team's Advisers and Technicians work with clients to assist them achieve legal compliance with the health and safety regulations applicable in schools, without creating an excessive workload (we appreciate that schools, academies and colleges already have a lot of demands in addition to their main purpose of teaching students).

Under the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations employers are required to have access to competent advice on health and safety. All of the Team's health and safety advisers are members of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH). To ensure the highest standards of professional practice are maintained the service is managed by Chartered Occupational Safety & Health Practitioners (CMIOSH). As part of their professional memberships of IOSH our advisers undertake at least 30 hours of continual professsional development each year to maintain or enhance their competence levels.

oneSource has been providing health and safety services to education sector establishments for over a decade. Our advisers and technicians understand these organisations and are used to finding solutions for the specific needs of schools and other educational establishments. Most of our clients have been working with us since the traded service was originally established. We work with schools and colleges to help them improve the competence of their staff, so that they can become more self-sufficient. We appreciate that you need to trust the advice that you are receiving, and that building an effective working relationship takes time, so we allocate a named adviser to all of our on-site advisory service clients. Because of this our advisers build-up a detailed knowledge of the schools and colleges they work with, enabling them to provide advice tailored to the specifics of the client and their site.

Because we are are local authority managed service you can be assured that we take an ethical approach to the delivery of services.We will not offer you services which we cannot deliver, nor will we sell you services or products that you don't need. We know that the effective management of health and safety within establishments will not only reduce the chances of the school/college being subject to a successful prosecution by the HSE/fire brigade or civil claim for damages, but will also improve staff morale and efficiency.

At the heart of all that we do as a Team is our stated value "Providing a comprehensive service that is professional, ethical and high quality to our clients in order that they can achieve the highest standards of health and safety excellence and compliance".