HEALTH & SAFETY

SAFETY COMES FIRST

Our absolute commitment to a safe work environment is at the heart of our operating system. Our comprehensive and in-depth safety policies, systems and programs are designed to engage the entire workforce in the delivery of safe work on all our projects. We work closely with our operatives to make sure they are aware of new industry standards, which enables them to work safely and confidently on site. 

It is our policy to provide and maintain a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees, customers, visitors, contractors, and others who may be affected by our activity. We operate a strict health and safety policy including:

Full PPE is supplied and worn at all relevant times

Site planning surveying and safety audits

Risk assessment and method statements

Weekly scaffold inspection

British standard equipment

All necessary ties and supports

Checks for level foundations and pavement structure

Full prevention system

Careful incorporation of lift heights and ladders

Consideration for overhead powerlines

Fully conversant

HEALTH & SAFETY LEGISLATION

Q Scaffolding is accredited with Scaffolding Association, the Constructionline and RHA, having complied with and successfully implemented current health and safety legislation.

Our team carry out a full survey before planning and erecting to find a solution for any potential problems like overhead power lines, surface levels, and firm foundations. We take into account essential concerns such as ladders, weight loads and supports throughout the design and ensure that our erection teams are fully conversant with the latest health and safety legislation.

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KNOWLEDGE OF THE LICENSE APPLICATION PROCEDURE

We carry out all the legal and official paperwork on your behalf, meaning you do not have to worry about a thing. We will contact the local council, fill out all relevant applications and acquire the temporary structure licence. We acknowledge the requirements of the Construction Industry Regulations and understand the legal obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and related health and safety legislation TG20:21 and SG4:15. 

All our materials are inspected on a regular basis to conform to the very highest standards and to maintain the safest possible working environment for our staff and customers. Our structures on-site are assessed weekly in order to ensure their stability and safety.

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