GRITTING DUTY OF CARE

Groundscare Group

GRITTING DUTY OF CARE

Experienced and Safe Contractors

Our Gritting Duty Of Care

Did you know that as a business you have a legal obligation and responsibility to protect your employees and visitors from accidents such as slips, trips and falls? Grounds Care Group have a duty of care with our services to help mitigate such risks and prevent accidents from occurring. Slip, trips and falls count for around half of all workplace accidents and you are most at risk during the winter months when frost, ice and snow appears. Our gritting services will help you meet your duty of care by:

  • Provide you with all the relevant paperwork needed to keep your premises compliant with Health and Safety legislation.
  • Prevent your staff and visitors from accidents.
  • Keep your site safe throughout the winter season.

Winter Risk Management

We pride ourselves on offering bespoke, transparent services. We see it as our duty of care to provide clients with a safe site throughout the winter months and protect individuals from accidents. Our winter management services such as gritting help to protect your business from legal action and claims by preventing the accidents from happening in the first place. Our experts work with your business to put in place adverse weather policies to ensure that the business and ourselves know what steps we need to take to keep staff and visitors safe and meeting duty of care in winter. We use our experience within the industry to carry out risk assessments to prioritise the areas that need our services the most.

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips, trips and falls are responsible for:

  • Over a third of all reported workplace major injuries.
  • Two fatalities per year.
  • 50% of all reported accidents to members of the public.
  • Cost employers over £500 million per year in lost staff and legal costs.

Our Bespoke Live Reporting System

When you choose to work with the Grounds Care Group you’ll benefit from our bespoke live reporting and scheduling system. For over 12 years we have been using our unique scheduling system to be more efficient and save our customers money. You’ll receive live minute by minute reporting, allowing you to stay in control of every service we provide. Our automated customer communication gives you a tool to check on job details including job receipts, quotes and inspection reports anywhere and at any time, without calling the office.

Get in Touch!


Want to know more about our gritting duty of care? Get in touch today on  0800 122 3376 for more information.