Contractors Combined - Quality Features

Business

  • No enforcement action (Prohibition or improvement notices) by HSE or Local Authority
  • Local authority approved contractor
  • Contracts with large quality construction companies
  • Member of relevant Trade Association
  • Systems in place for maintaining plant and equipment
  • Formal inspection and maintenance programme

People

  • Director/Manager or person with formal Health and Safety Qualifications - e.g. MIOSH, NEBOSH responsible for Risk Management on site
  • Written Health & Safety policy and regular Health & Safety Meetings including staff
  • Site Induction provided to all staff including sub-contractors
  • Fire Risk Awareness Training
  • Job Related Training and Manual Handling
  • Forklift Truck Drivers/Construction Plant Drivers trained and certified
  • Tool Box talks undertaken
  • Formal documented and signed training records
  • Direct workforce dominate the persons "employed"
  • Checking Procedure and vetting of Sub-contractors
  • Bank of frequently used subcontractors ensuring continuity of Health & Safety and quality
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme Card held by Employees

Procedures

  • Insured complies with RIDDOR
  • Risk Assessments completed, Display Screen Equipment, Noise, COSHH etc.
  • Method Statements in place
  • All incidents - injury, disease, and pollution recorded
  • Near-miss reporting and remedial action undertaken
  • Comply with Joint Code of Practice for Protection of Fire on Construction Sites where contract value exceeds £2,500,000
  • Hot Works Permits in place