Health & Safety

GENERAL STATEMENT

Vanguard Contracts are a professional and safety conscious company who value the effective management of health, safety and welfare throughout all stages of a project.  The clear objective is to minimise harm to persons and property by adopting a proactive approach to effective risk and safety management.  All work will be carried out in accordance with best practice, to the relevant statutory provisions with all reasonably practicable measures being taken to avoid risk to employees or others that may be affected.

CDM REGULATIONS

It is the intention of Vanguard Contracts that:

  • The Client is made fully aware of their duties & responsibilities and that a CDM Co-ordinator has been appointed
  • Activities shall be carried out in accordance with relevant statutory provisions to include the Construction Design & Management Regulations 2007
  • Facilities will be provided for both employer/employee and project team consultations on CDM matters, and information arising which has a health and safety/risk implication will be disseminated to those who may be so affected
  • Management of the Project shall include the encouragement and maintenance of the co-operation between all employees and individual project parties (i.e. consultants and contractors) working on the Project
  • Expert advice and assistance will be obtained where necessary to discharge obligations and duties identified within the CDM Regulations
  • The works shall be completed in accordance with the quality standards specified, to programme and budget as per Client instruction

SITE SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT

Vanguard Contracts regards the provision of a safe and healthy working environment on construction sites as a principal objective. This objective can only be achieved by the co -operation of the Company, employees, subcontractors, the client and his representatives. Co-operation must be at all levels within these different organisations through the structures established under the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM).

The Company will collaborate with all parties to provide the organisation, advice and resources to meet this commitment so far as is reasonably practicable. Authority to implement this policy is defined for all those who have a responsibility for health and safety.

Vanguard Contracts have a series of management procedures to ensure that health and safety issues retain a high profile during all stages of the Company’s activities. Such procedures are produced to conform with the requirements of CDM.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

VANGUARD CONTRACTS LIMITED recognise that our operations have an effect on the local, regional and global environment and will endeavour to ensure that our Environmental Policy:

  • Is appropriate to the nature, scale and environmental impacts of your company’s activities, products or services
  • Includes a commitment to continual improvement and prevention of pollution
  • Includes a commitment to comply with relevant environmental legislation and regulations
  • Includes a framework for reviewing environmental performance Is documented, implemented and communicated to all employees