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Healthcare Compliance Services

Protect you and your patients using our wide range of health & safety services

We offer a comprehensive range of health and safety services tailored specifically to the needs of dental practices. Our team at The First Principle is dedicated to providing top-notch solutions to ensure your business complies with health and safety regulations. We offer a wide range of services including acting as Health and Safety Appointed Responsible Person, conducting Legionella Risk Assessments and Management, Fire Safety Risk Assessments and Fire Warden Training, COSHH Management, CQC Compliance for Dentistry, First Aid at Work Training and more. Let us take care of your health and safety needs so that you can focus on what really matters - running your dental practice.

Health & Safety Management

As part of our health and safety management service, we assist businesses in adhering to legal requirements for employee and consumer protection as well as health and safety. This include carrying out risk analyses, creating health and safety rules and procedures, educating staff members, and keeping track of compliance. We assist companies of all sizes and across all sectors in establishing a safe and healthy workplace for their workers.

CQC Dental Compliance

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates dental practices in England to ensure they provide safe, effective, and high-quality care. Our CQC dental compliance service helps dental practices meet the CQC's requirements and standards. This includes conducting risk assessments, developing policies and procedures, training staff, and preparing for CQC inspections.

Dental Practice Fire Risk Assessment

Our dental practice fire risk assessment service involves a thorough inspection of the dental practice to identify potential fire hazards and assess the level of risk. We can make suggestions for managing and lowering the danger of fire and train your team in fire safety measures.

Dental Practice Legionella

To control the risk of legionella bacteria, dental practices must regularly do risk assessments. Our dental practise legionella service entails a detailed examination of the practice's water systems and facilities, the identification of potential legionella sources, an evaluation of the level of risk, and  easy to follow action plans.

Asbestos Demolition & Refurbishment Surveys 

Our asbestos refurbishment service involves identifying any asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) that may be present in a building before any refurbishment or demolition work takes place. We can provide a comprehensive survey, identifying the location and condition of any ACMs, and provide advice on the safe removal and disposal of any identified asbestos.

Asbestos Survey

This service involves a thorough inspection of a building to identify the presence of any asbestos-containing materials.  Exposure to asbestos can cause serious respiratory diseases, so it's essential to identify any asbestos in a building and take steps to manage the risks. Our asbestos survey includes taking samples of materials suspected to contain asbestos, analysing them in a laboratory, and providing a report with recommendations for managing any asbestos found.

Water Testing - Sampling

As part of our water testing service, we collect water samples from various sources and examine them for the presence of dangerous elements or microorganisms like legionella. We offer comprehensive results with recommendations for any necessary corrective action along with testing for a variety of pollutants.

Nursing Home Legionella Risk Assessment

Nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to the risk of legionella bacteria due to the age and health of the residents. Our nursing home legionella risk assessment service includes a comprehensive inspection of the water systems and facilities in the nursing home, assessing the level of risk, and providing recommendations for controlling the risk.

Doctors' Surgery Legionella Risk Assessment

Doctor's surgeries are required to conduct regular risk assessments to manage the risk of legionella bacteria. Our doctor's surgery legionella risk assessment service includes a thorough inspection of the water systems and facilities in the surgery, identifying potential sources of legionella, assessing the level of risk, and providing recommendations for controlling the risk.

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