The Safety Business

Not your average health and safety consultancy

We’re workplace safety consultants renowned for our practical, cost effective health and safety risk assessment and management advice.

Our workplace health and safety advice will help safeguard your employees, your reputation, your business.  And your peace of mind.

Established in 1996 and  based in Central London, we’re not your average health and safety consultancy.

We never know what we’ll be asked next.  It could be routine. It could be bizarre.  But it’s never boring. And that’s why we love our work.

The entertainment sector gives us some, well, entertaining challenges. Take a TV chef’s pigeon pie for example. He wanted live flames and live pigeons. Oh and he wanted the pigeons to fly out unharmed at the end. Faced with serious health and safety risks, for the birds AND the diners, his production company called us for advice.

So did the producers who wanted their cameraman to wear rollerblades while filming in a hospital ward.  Safely and within the law of course.

From filming car chases, to solving office lighting problems, and complex care home risk assessments, we’ve done it all.  That puts us three jumps ahead of other workplace safety consultants. The complexity of our more unusual assignments means our advice for routine assignments is better informed and more thorough.


Our qualifications

Our practitioners are all highly qualified with Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) certification. They’ve helped to develop safety management systems and advise clients on health and safety matters in a broad range of industries.


Our MD


Bettina Ratcliffe is a Chartered Safety Practitioner, member of IOSH, and member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management.

She sits on the Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS), National Management Group, and the Production Safety Group that offers consultation support and guidance to the Health and Safety Executive for the entertainment sector.

Call us on 0207 724 4038 or email us at to find out how we can help you with workplace health and safety.

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