Health & Safety
Universal Scaffold Ltd has prepared this health and safely policy with guidance provided by the Health and Safely Executive (HSE). The General Policy Statement confirms the commitment of Universal Scaffold Ltd to comply with current legislation and is supported within the main Policy by further responsibilities and arrangements together with the monitoring thereof. The Policy also provides such information as is necessary to assist those persons using it to fulfil their obligations.
It is the Managing Directors responsibility together with Universal Scaffold Ltd Management to ensure that our working environment is safe, without significant risks and meets the appropriate statutory requirements. It is recognised that all levels of management and all persons at work for Universal Scaffold Ltd have a vital role in the implementation and maintenance of our health and safely policy.
It is our policy to reduce accidents, injuries and work-related illness. All persons at work for Universal Scaffold Ltd will be given adequate information and training as is necessary to ensure their safety, during routine, unscheduled and emergency situations, together with the appropriate facilities and equipment.
Risk assessments, audits and general inspections will be undertaken at regular intervals by those trained to do so. This will enable management to identify significant hazards and plan for their elimination, reduction and control.
We have CHAS Accreditation, which is a government implemented scheme to enable contractors to verify our health & safety compliance.