Retail & Leisure

Whatever the category, size or location, each retailer must meet its statutory and voluntary regulatory obligations for the environment as well as the health, safety and welfare of its employees and the public.

Retail

How We Can Help

ESG has a wide range of environmental, health, safety and welfare services to support retailers in complying with the regulatory requirements. For example, we offer expertise in:

 

Health, Safety and Welfare

Including:

  • Compliance audits and site audit programmes
  • Advice on the development of policy and risk management systems
  • Provision of a Competent Person to ensure you have the necessary skills, when you need them
  • Training
  • Occupational hygiene
  • Food safety
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Sample collection and UKAS accredited analysis for pre-employment screening, as well as random and post-incident testing
  • Policy development and advice

Environmental Safety and Infrastructure

Including:

  • Fire safety and arson investigation
  • Water safety and hygiene for showers and drinking water
  • Compliance audits, risk assessments, training and on-going monitoring programmes
  • Chemical and microbiological, including Legionaella sampling and analysis
  • Cleaning, chlorination and remedial works
  • Asbestos identification and management
  • Surveys and assessments (with 24/7 emergency call out)
  • Policy advice and training
  • Hazardous waste separation, disposal and reuse
  • Ground investigation, geotechnical and environmental testing and monitoring
  • Geophysical, hydrographic, topographic land surveys
  • Foundation testing
  • Geotechnical and environmental advice
  • Environment due diligence
  • Contaminated land assessment, remediation and regeneration
  • Waste management and landfill expertise
  • Industrial effluent monitoring, analysis and advice
  • Environmental chemistry expertise
  • Stack emissions testing
  • Dust/air quality monitoring and testing
  • Materials testing
  • Road pavement testing
  • Concrete testing
  • Aggregate testing
  • In-situ lime and cement testing
  • Structural investigations
  • Material compliance testing for chemical and physical properties
  • Proof loading for staging, crash barriers, crowd crush barriers
  • Pressure testing of fire extinguishers and burst testing of pipes
  • Lubricant and fuel analysis


Leisure

How We Can Help

The leisure industry faces a number of issues that ESG can help you with.

 

Water Safety and Hygiene:

Legionella bacteria are common and easily multiply in water between 20-45oC. Areas of particular risk for the leisure industry are water systems such as:

  • Swimming pools
  • Showers
  • Hot and cold water distribution systems

Drinking Water, Swimming Pools and Spas Require Constant Vigilance To:

  • Maintain quality
  • Meet the relevant Regulatory standards for both chemical content and hygiene.

Health and Safety

The Health and Safety relies on good practical and appropriate risk management to protect:

  • Employees
  • Members of the public

How We Can Help

ESG can support your business in meeting its objectives and complying with the regulations. We offer a wide range of services, including expertise in:

Water safety and hygiene, such as:

  • Compliance audits and advice on the development of policies and management systems
  • Water hygiene and Legionella risk assessments and training
  • Chemical and microbiological sampling and analysis (at our UKAS accredited laboratories)
  • Cleaning, chlorination and remedial works
  • On-going monitoring programmes

Health and Safety

Including:

  • Corporate compliance audits and site audit programmes
  • Advice on the development of policy and risk management systems
  • Provision of a Competent Person to ensure you have the necessary skills, when you need them
  • Training