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Health, Safety & Environment

At Sealant & Construction Services we believe Health & Safety is of the utmost importance and our full time Health & Safety Manager ensures we are compliant and up to date with all current legislation.

Please find below our Health & Safety Policy, Environmental Policy, Company Insurances along with our CHAS, Achilles and SMAS certificates for your information.

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Risk Assessment & Method Statements

Risk Assessment & Method Statements

We provide a comprehensive pack of Risk Assessments & Method Statements for every contract, which are updated as and when site operations dictate.

Our experienced Contracts Managers often visit site prior to commencement to assess the manner in which the work should be undertaken and then assist in the preparation of the RAMS by discussing the procedures with our H&S Manager. The RAMS then form part of the pre-start sequence where our managers relay the job-specific information to the operatives, on completion of which the RAMS will be signed and a copy sent to the site manager.

 

 

Plant, Equipment & HAVS

Plant, Equipment & HAVS

The Company invests heavily in researching and obtaining plant that performs with the lowest vibration levels available. This means that not only are our operatives exposed to minimal hand-arm vibration but that maximum productivity is achieved in the undertaking of the works; this translates into greater efficiency of operations and therefore cost savings for our customers. Every item of plant we own and hire has an HAV rating which we then translate into permissible trigger-time for the health & well-being of our team.

Our in-house PAT testing facility ensures that all items of plant are regularly checked so that our operatives are safe and site breakdowns are minimised.

Occupational Health

Occupational Health

As part of our ongoing investment in, and caring approach to our employees, we utilise the services of a local specialist company to assess and monitor the health and wellbeing of our team. This ensures that any problems encountered at work or during leisure time can be quickly addressed to minimise any long-term issues for our staff.

Waste Carrier Licence
We have always believed in providing the best possible service to our clients and that sometimes includes taking away any arisings and waste materials from sites where on-site disposal is not an option.

Training

Training

We pride ourselves in our commitment to training and developing the skills of our workforce to the highest standards which helps to promote a proactive safety culture.

All of our operatives undergo the CITB Health and Safety Awareness test, and have CSCS cards. We also have apprentices who are currently being trained in Drilling and Sawing under the NVQ scheme.

We have employees trained with the following up to date qualifications:

  • City & Guilds Medium Risk Confined Space
  • IPAF and IPAF+ trained in the use of mobile elevated platforms and cherry pickers
  • PASMA trained in the erection and dismantling of alloy towers
  • SSSTS CITB Supervisor qualification
  • SMSTS CITB Manager qualification
  • PTS Rail Training
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Harness training
  • Ladder training
  • EUSR Water Hygiene Passport
  • Manual Handling
  • Abrasive Wheels

Using a combination of external and in-house training, SCS ensure that all their operatives have the appropriate training to carry out their job to the highest standards in the safest possible manner.

Ipaf
Pasma
CITB
City and Guilds