Howard G Davies and Associates
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Howard G Davies & Associates - Exercise and Fitness Safety Consultants

Gyms are generally safe environments for members of the public to use, but problems can arise if gym owners or their equipment suppliers do not meet mandatory EU/UK safety regulations.

Howard G Davies & Associates are professional health and safety consultants with specialist knowledge of the gym and fitness equipment industry – we will help you to stay up-to-date with current legislation, ensuring that your mandatory legal obligations are met and that your safety policies and risk assessments are properly implemented. Call 01633 251 222 for more information.
Gym Owners and Operators All gyms and fitness centres are required by law have a comprehensive health and safety policy in place to protect staff and customers. How we can help:
  • Health & Safety - Policy documentation and audit advice
  • Risk Assessments - On-site inspections or advice and templates on how to conduct your own
  • All our policy documents are specific to the fitness club market, saving you valuable time when preparing your own safety policies
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Equipment Manufacturers,
Importers & Distributors
If you you manufacture and/or distribute fitness equipment, we can help ensure that your products meet statutory legal requirements. How we can help:
  • Current, comprehensive advice on the full range of EU directives and the ISO/EN standards that apply
  • On-site or desktop product evaluations
  • Assessment and evaluation of new products or new companies wishing to meet EU compliance standards
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Gym Accidents Fitness accidents are fortunately rare, but they do happen. Our services cover all aspects of legal compliance for gyms, providing support and assistance in the event of an accident. How we can help:
  • Expert advice/reviews of fitness accidents
  • Desktop or full CPR technical expert witness reports
  • Exercise accident reconstruction & opinion for defendant or claimant prior to committing to litigation
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Howard G Davies & Associates: Fitness Safety Consultants

Our professional health and safety consultants provide a range of services to a wide variety of customers, including:
  • Private and local authority gym owners, operators and managers
  • Hotel and corporate facility managers
  • Schools and higher education establishments with fitness facilities
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of fitness equipment
  • Gym members and users
We aim to provide straightforward, jargon-free advice, offering a wide range of options to suit your requirements and budget:
  • Reviews and advice on accidents in gyms
  • Expert witness reports and evidence where required
  • Risk assessments (or advice on how to conduct your own)
  • Fitness product inspections to confirm compliance with current international/EU safety standards and directives
  • Advice on meeting ‘inclusive’ standards relating to disability and the Equality Act 2010
  • Health and safety policy documents and audit advice.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Fitness & Exercise Accident Reconstruction
  • Fitness & Exercise Equipment
  • Selectorized Strength Equipment
  • Cardio Equipment
  • Core Training Equipment
  • Suspension Training Frames
  • Physio/BOSU Balls
  • Plate Loaded Equipment
  • Free Weight Equipment
  • Equipment Use & Personal Training
  • Equipment, Warnings & Facility Signage
  • Fitness Equipment Instructions for Use
Contact Us Please send your query to us using the form below. Please ensure that you provide the minimum required information, as indicated by the asterisks*.

"Howard Davies’ proven expertise on the application and interpretation of standards in the fitness industry will prove both useful and commercially beneficial for members dealing with what is often a very complex subject."
Pete Wells Quality Manager – UK Active
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