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.

Whatever the category, size or location, businesses operating in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors must meet a host of statutory and voluntary regulatory environmental obligations, as well as to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees and the public. There are a considerable number of compliance issues that the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors must take into account in order to operate safely. SOCOTEC has a wide range of environmental, analytical and infrastructural services to support organisations operating in these sectors to meet these regulations, including:

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Retail, Leisure & Hospitality

Water safety and hygiene 

Areas of particular risk for the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors are swimming pools, showers and hot and cold water distribution systems, with Legionella bacteria able to easily multiply in water between 20 - 45oC. Drinking water, swimming pools, public showers and spas require constant vigilance to maintain quality and meet the relevant regulatory standards for both chemical content and hygiene. 

SOCOTEC offers a wide range of services to support your organisation’s water safety and hygiene requirements, including compliance audits, advice on policy development and system management, Legionella risk assessments, sampling and training, chemical and microbiological sampling and analysis, cleaning, chlorination and remedial works and ongoing monitoring programmes. To find out more, click here.

Additional services that SOCOTEC’s Environment & Safety team can provide include:

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Areas of particular risk for the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors are swimming pools, showers and hot and cold water distribution systems, with Legionella bacteria able to easily multiply in water between 20 - 45oC. Drinking water, swimming pools, public showers and spas require constant vigilance to maintain quality and meet the relevant regulatory standards for both chemical content and hygiene. 

SOCOTEC offers a wide range of services to support your organisation’s water safety and hygiene requirements, including compliance audits, advice on policy development and system management, Legionella risk assessments, sampling and training, chemical and microbiological sampling and analysis, cleaning, chlorination and remedial works and ongoing monitoring programmes. To find out more, click here.

Additional services that SOCOTEC’s Environment & Safety team can provide include:

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Retail, Leisure & Hospitality

COVID-19

To equip your organisation with the reassurance that it is able to remain fully compliant with the latest health and safety guidance and continue to operate safely as the country eases out of the COVID-19 pandemic, SOCOTEC offers both its environmental swabbing service and Business Ready programme, with further information available via the links above.

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To equip your organisation with the reassurance that it is able to remain fully compliant with the latest health and safety guidance and continue to operate safely as the country eases out of the COVID-19 pandemic, SOCOTEC offers both its environmental swabbing service and Business Ready programme, with further information available via the links above.

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Retail, Leisure & Hospitality

Health, safety and welfare

Health and safety relies on practical and appropriate risk management to protect your employees and members of the public. Employees working in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors are prone to a variety of hazards, from manual handling, slips, trips and falls to fire, hazardous substances, all of which SOCOTEC can provide training for.

SOCOTEC can support your business in the training of a Competent Person to ensure that the necessary skills in place to safeguard your business, as well as advise on the development of adequate health and safety policies and procedures. We also offer sample collection and UKAS-accredited analysis for pre-employment screening, random and post-incident testing, corporate compliance audits and site audit programmes.

Other areas where SOCOTEC can assist with ensuring the health, safety and welfare of your employees includes but is by no means limited to:

Click here to find out more about how SOCOTEC’s Health & Safety consultancy can support you, or alternatively, visit our online Shop to check out our range of health and safety training courses. 

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Health and safety relies on practical and appropriate risk management to protect your employees and members of the public. Employees working in the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors are prone to a variety of hazards, from manual handling, slips, trips and falls to fire, hazardous substances, all of which SOCOTEC can provide training for.

SOCOTEC can support your business in the training of a Competent Person to ensure that the necessary skills in place to safeguard your business, as well as advise on the development of adequate health and safety policies and procedures. We also offer sample collection and UKAS-accredited analysis for pre-employment screening, random and post-incident testing, corporate compliance audits and site audit programmes.

Other areas where SOCOTEC can assist with ensuring the health, safety and welfare of your employees includes but is by no means limited to:

Click here to find out more about how SOCOTEC’s Health & Safety consultancy can support you, or alternatively, visit our online Shop to check out our range of health and safety training courses. 

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Retail, Leisure & Hospitality

Environmental monitoring, consultancy and chemistry

SOCOTEC provides a variety of testing, inspection and compliance services to support you with a host of environmental-related issues, including:

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SOCOTEC provides a variety of testing, inspection and compliance services to support you with a host of environmental-related issues, including:

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Retail, Leisure & Hospitality

Infrastructure

SOCOTEC’s Infrastructure division is best placed to advise on a host of structural and geotechnical concerns, such as:

 

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SOCOTEC’s Infrastructure division is best placed to advise on a host of structural and geotechnical concerns, such as: