You are responsible for the health and safety of your employees, your customers and anyone who is likely to be affected by your business operation.
Developing and writing a Health & Safety policy for your business is essential. The HSE web site has detailed information on how to undertake this. There are examples on the site to be guided by. See Link.In an increasingly litigious society understanding your responsibilities and demonstrating due diligence is critical. Risk assessment is an important underpinning principle of health and safety practice. COSHH regulations, fire precautions, food safety/hygiene, are all areas that will impact on your business and your day to day operation and may require you to ensure that you have undertaken appropriate staff training and implement appropriate monitoring procedures, e.g. of carbon monoxide levels, and maintenance of equipment.