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Health and Safety Policy

Health & Safety at Work Act etc 1974.


ECOSA recognises and accepts our responsibility to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of all our workers, contractors, visitors and members of the public who may be affected by our work activities.

Health and Safety is a key element and contributor in the overall success of the business. It therefore has equal priority with other aspects of management and will be managed with the same determination and commitment.

Any decisions made by ECOSA will take full account of any health and safety implications for all our workers and those under our control. We will endeavour to ensure the health and safety of all others who could be foreseeably affected by activities under our control.

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 the activities we undertake;
  • To consult with workers and contractors on matters affecting health and safety;
  • To provide and maintain safe premises, machinery and equipment;
  • To ensure safe handling and use of substances;
  • To provide information, instruction and supervision for workers;
  • To ensure all employees are competent to do their work;
  • To put measures in place 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 as necessary and 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. It is our aim to promote, set and maintain the highest standards for health, safety and welfare matters.


Page updated 15th May 2019