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Health & Safety

Health, Safety, The Environment And A Quality Service

Health and Safety is paramount in everything we do, and this emphasis is reflected in our excellent safety record and constant effort to improve.

Our approach to Health and Safety is based on the idea of personal commitment and individual empowerment. We believe everyone has a right to return home safely every day, and a duty to take care of themselves and those around them.

Our excellent Health & Safety record is achieved through:

  • Professional advice – in addition to our own in-house personnel, we ensure the highest of standard by utilising the services of external professional safety advisors.
  • Supervision – we employ a good ratio of supervisors to manage the onsite workforce teams; all our supervisors are trained to SSSTS equivalent and hold the supervisor cards; our Concrete Pump personnel are CPCS card holders.
  • Risk and method statements – by using job specific method statements and regular on-site toolbox talks we ensure that health and safety remain paramount at all times.
  • PPE – all our personnel are provided with high-quality PPE to enable them to carry out their work safely. With safety critical equipment, controlled records are maintained for the purpose of inspection, maintenance and replacement.

 

Contech UK is a fully accredited contractor on the CHAS Health & Safety assessment scheme.

Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). This scheme fully reflects the stage one requirements of assessing competence under CDM 2007. In becoming accredited we have proven competence in managing health and safety through completing pre-qualification assessments to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard.

Contech UK is registered with the construction industry training board (C.I.T.B.) and take every opportunity to further improve our employee training through the training schemes available.

Contech UK has achieved the SMAS Worksafe Accreditation.

This is an industry recognised standard which provides credibility and assurances to a large audience, including construction, Facilities Management & Engineering companies across the UK.

Holding a valid SSIP Member Scheme certificate means that Contech UK has demonstrated our capability by meeting the SSIP ‘core criteria’.

Training at Contech UK

At Contech UK all our employees are directly employed.

We continually undertake regular reviews of individual employee’s progress and training needs and consider this to be vital to our continued commercial success. By monitoring our training needs we ensure that our team of professionals are fully qualified and trained to the highest standard.

All our onsite workforce are fully trained and qualified, whose work is monitored by our Health & Safety officer and Supervisors. In addition to their qualifications, our onsite workforce are also given the necessary Plant and Tool operator training they need to carry out their work (e.g. Concrete pump; Mobile Platform, Abrasive wheels, Manual Handling etc.).

Where specific projects have dictated, we have also undertaken specialist training and are able to offer employees qualified face fit testing.

We increase safety awareness and competence with additional training through toolbox talks on several subjects such as: Working at Heights; Site Management and Safety; Safety Awareness and Risk Assessment.

Pre-qualifications at Contech UK

Over the years as more and more companies require competency assessment questionnaires to be completed prior to being accepted on tender lists; Contech UK has taken it upon themselves to produce our own pre-qualification package in order to answer as many as possible before they get asked.

All pre-qualification documents are available by request.

For more information please contact us or fill in our project enquiry form.
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