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23 Apr 2020 by Phil Ruddy

Helping your business plan to return to work safely


Humruddy Services is a Harrogate based Health and Safety Consultancy and member of Harrogate Chamber. We exist to ensure you can operate in a fully compliant and safe way, safeguarding your business and its people and customers.

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We have been working with a range of clients in a variety of industries over the last few weeks to ensure they have operating procedures in place so they can continue to run their businesses safely in light of social distancing and government guidelines.


At this time, you may be wondering how to ensure that your business and your people can operate or reopen safely to ensure that you limit and control the spread of Covid-19.


We are able to offer support with this in the following ways:


Your business is currently operating:
If your business is currently operating, it will be doing so under very different circumstances than usual.
We can help you to keep your business running by ensuring you have measures in place to protect your employees and customers. Using government, Health & Safety Executive and best practice guidance we will make sure that you are doing everything that you reasonably can to assist in preventing the spread of Covid-19 and be able to demonstrate this should you be required to do so.


You want to get back to work or plan to as soon as restrictions are relaxed:
Unless your business is on the prescribed list of non-essential shops and public venues, you can continue to operate as long as you are able to demonstrate that you have systems in place to protect your employees and customers. We can help you prepare your business to ensure that safe systems are in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and enable your business to get back to work.


Your business is on the prescribed list of non-essential shops and public venues:
Once the government has announced an easing of the lockdown, you will want to make sure that your business can smoothly return to work whilst ensuring that government, HSE and best practice guidance is being followed to assist with preventing the spread of Covid-19. We can help you prepare your business to ensure that safe systems are in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and enable your business to get back to work at the earliest opportunity.


We are currently offering a discount to Harrogate Chamber members to help get Harrogate back to business.

For further information and to see how we can assist you please contact:
phill.ruddy@humruddyservices.co.uk or call 07989 515227