We all want to feel as safe as possible in our homes, however there are a wide range of hazards and risks throughout your home that cause serious accidents and injuries every year.
Keeping you safe in your home is a priority for us. We take pride in following a range of policies and standards when working in your home, however it is really important that you do everything you can to look after yourself on a daily basis. By taking simple actions and being aware of risks, you can protect yourself from hazards such as chemicals, slips, trips and falls and much more.
Reporting repairs is a really important way to avoid serious accidents happening, as well as regular checks being carried out on gas, electrical, fire and other safety equipment in your home.
If an accident does happen then it is really important those involved or present know what to do, including any children in the house. This can include providing immediate first aid or calling 999 for serious accidents. We also operate an emergency out of hours repair service.
Use the links below more information on some of the risks to be aware of and what you can do to protect yourself and your home.
Slips, trips and falls at home
Tips to keep you safe from trips, slips and falls, some of the most common ways to injure yourself in your home.
Asbestos was commonly used in building - find out how you can stay safe from the health risks.
Keeping communal areas safe
Find out how you can reduce the risks and stay safe in communal areas within your home.
Noise in your home
We are all used to noise in our daily lives, but many of us may be unaware of the noise levels we experience in our homes and the impact that this noise has on us.
Lifting and carrying in your home
How to safely lift and carry heavy items to avoid serious injury.
Keeping your water safe
Water in your house could be at risk from Legionella, a type of bacteria, if your systems are not regularly checked.
Getting to know the hazards chemicals you use everyday in your home can help to protect you and your family.
Providing first aid
Providing first aid can be the difference between life and death when someone has had an accident.