• 8th July 2019

                     Contractors Health and Safety Accreditation Schemes As a contractor working within the construction industry, you are constantly having to demonstrate to clients that you have the credentials required not only to deliver a quality product, on time and within budget, but to ensure the health, safety and welfare of your…

  • 27th June 2019

      What Is A Competent Person In Health & Safety? As an employer, you should be aware that you have certain health and safety responsibilities to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all your employees, sub-contractors and anyone who may be affected by your business activities.

  • Do I Need To Appoint A Competent Person To Keep My Business Health & Safety Compliant
    19th June 2019

    Do I Need To Appoint A Competent Person To Keep My Business Health & Safety Compliant? Do I need to appoint a Competent Person? Well, it really does depend! Not very useful, I know, but there are a number of factors that you’ll need to consider.

  • 13th September 2017

    Depending on who you ask, a Competent Person can mean a number of things.  For example, there is a Competent Person Register which was introduced by the UK Government to allow individuals or organisations to self-certify their work as complying with Building Regulations, this being an alternative to submitting a Building Notice or using an…

  • 22nd August 2017

    Marpal are proud to announce the up and coming launch of our Competent Person Scheme, which is designed to provide businesses with the Health and Safety support and advice required to enable them to meet their health and safety obligations. Establishing a safe and healthy workplace is a key priority for all responsible Employers, and…