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Health and Safety Policy

Health & Safety at Work Act etc 1974.

The ECOSA Health and Safety Policy applies to all personnel, including Sub-Contractors, Casual Workers, Work Placements, associates and visitors.

Our statement of general policy is:

  • To provide adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our work activities;
  • To consult with our employees on matters affecting their health and safety;
  • To provide and maintain safe plant and equipment;
  • To ensure safe handling and use of substances;
  • To provide information, instruction and supervision for employees;
  • To ensure all employees are competent to do their tasks and to provide adequate training;
  • To prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health;
  • To maintain safe and healthy working conditions; and
  • To review and revise the Health and Safety policy at regular intervals.

ECOSA is a fully registered member of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum, through ‘Safety Management Advisory Services' (SMAS) accreditation. SSIP registration demonstrates that ECOSA have an appropriate level of competence in their Health and Safety management systems. ECOSA employ an external health and safety consultant to provide advice and regular health and safety training, including working at height, working near water and asbestos awareness. In addition, all key ECOSA ecologists are Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) operative certified and all staff are committed to the ECOSA Health and Safety Policy.

ECOSA is committed to developing a competent workforce able to meet the requirements of our customers, our employees and the construction industry.