Sectors

Sectors we work within

  • Our services aim to ensure that properties are legally compliant with legislation including fire safety, and as far as is practicable, free from risk to those who live at or visit the premises. We offer a range of packages from one off audits or assessments to a full suite of inspection, testing and compliance assurance.
    Priority 1 currently provides health and safety services to the managing agents and freeholders of over 250 properties in the South and South West of the ...

  • Priority 1 Works with freeholders, property agents and insurers to identify and mitigate the risks at all types of commercial premises.

    Identifying the risks within commercial premises can be complex and is unique to each building and type of usage. Our detailed audits of both premises and procedures aim to provide accurate information regarding risk types, risk levels and current mitigation factors. Our team will work with the freeholders and other interested parties to manage the risks presented by the building and further advise on issues arising from the current or proposed activities at the premises.
    All services relating to commercial buildings can be tailored to meet the needs of the client and the perceived risk levels of the assessed buildings. These service levels can range from one off assessments and audits to onging support and compliance ...

  • Priority 1 work with organisations which aim to be assured of the health and safety standards of their contractors, and working with contractors wishing to improve their health and safety management systems.

    Priority 1 can provide information and assistance in regard to the health and safety issues which need to be considered by companies when working with contractors. We can help in ensuring that only contractors with the correct insurance, proper risk controls and intention to work in a safe manner are being awarded contracts or being allowed to work with your clients. In order to assess contractors suitability, we will engage them in a qualification process when they will be required to answer questions and provide evidence of experience, accident investigation, risk assessment, training and structures to ensure safe working methods.

    We also work with many contractors and sub-contractors who are striving to meet the desired standards of health and safety control. Priority 1 work to assist contractors of all sizes to prepare policy statements, devise procedural systems, risk assess their activities, and help with all other aspects of developing a robust and widely accepted health and safety management system.
    We currently work with contractors from a wide range of disciplines including including electrical contractors, fire and security system installers, maintenance organisations and companies providing hygiene ...

  • Priority 1 have been working with schools and other education providers, doctors surgeries, private hospitals and dental healthcare centres for a number of years. We work closely with these organisations to provide high quality, independent health and safety advice. We provide services to clients in these sectors which includes audits of both their working practices, which can be extremely varied across a wide and diverse number of job roles, and the legislative compliance of the premises. We are able to assist all public facing organisations with staff training in subject areas such as fire safety, asbestos awareness and risk assessment, and work closely with the facilities maintenance teams, caretakers and management teams to provide safe working environments for both staff and visitors to the premises. The completion of fire risk assessments at these type of premises can be complex and good strategies difficult to define. Our team have a long track record of working in education and healthcare premises, and proven ability to provide comprehensive assessments, action plans, emergency planning and strategies which will help organisations to improve fire ...

  • Priority 1 work with faith organisations from varied beliefs, and community groups who have many different aims, to provide fire risk assessments and property compliance audits on buildings under the control of the organisations. We can work with the organisations to enable them to meet with the legislative compliance relevant to their function and ensure any necessary remedial actions are completed. Our involvement with faith and community groups can be particularly important at times when work to the premises are required and the appointment of contractors is needed to complete structural repairs or undertake improvement works such as roof works, building extensions or major electrical works . Whilst working with the organisations we can work to provide them and their employees with competent health and safety advice, undertake process reviews and update their health and safety policies, arrangements in regard to health and safety and safety management systems. The results of work in this sector have already included the implementation of improved controls through employee education,  guidance on ensuring continued compliance and improvements in the safe systems of ...

  • The hospitality industry covers a wide range of different enterprises which includes hotels, pubs and restaurants, commercial food production premises, takeaways, cafes and bistros.

    Whether your business is a hotel, pub, restaurants, or any other businesses that forms part of the hospitality sector, Priority 1 can play a part in making sure that the health and safety of both your staff and clientele is not put at risk. We can help plan your health and safety and ensure that the way you and your staff carry out day to day operations is maintaining best practice in regard to health and safety. This will include helping you to complete the necessary risk assessments, making sure you have suitable equipment which is properly maintained, devising safe systems of work, and providing a high standard of staff training.

    To ensure your premises are safe and meeting standards of legislative compliance Priority 1 staff can complete compliance audits and fire risk assessments, and then assist in finding the right organisations to complete any corrective action and maintain your compliance into the ...