Installations - Health and Safety Policy
control of risks in construction high on the agenda,
the management of health, safety and welfare in
the industry is our highest priority.
Construction health and safety issues embrace
the workforce, the construction environment and
external factors. At Solo Heating Installations
we proactively work with all stakeholders including
our clients, designers, contractors and employees
in developing strategies to control and minimise
hazards and exposure to danger, backed up by education
and training at all levels.
and Safety Policy for the Heating Engineering
Our Health & Safety policy
believe that all our activities can be undertaken
safely and we will never compromise safety.
will conduct our business in a way that ensures
the health and well being of our employees, contractors
and any person affected by our activities.
know that continuous improvement of our health
and safety performance is essential for a successful
at Solo Heating Installations has responsibility
for their own and others' health and safety, but
overall accountability rests with management.
will encourage a health and safety culture.
following principles support our Health &
Safety policy and set out those areas of activity
which are essential to achieving the aspirations
of the policy.
People at all levels have responsibility for their
own health and safety and should set an example
for others. Management is accountable for health
and safety and managers will demonstrate leadership
of health and safety through personal example.
risks and control measures
We will identify the hazards and risks associated
with our activities starting with our major risks.
We will put in place appropriate control measures
and challenge them in the context of change, so
that we aim for continuous improvement.
We will promote and improve the health and well-being
of all employees.
We will ensure that all our employees are trained
so that they are professionally skilled and qualified
for their jobs and thereby can contribute to an
improved health and safety performance. We will
select contractors who can demonstrate competence
analysis and prevention
We will ensure work-related incidents and near-misses
are reported, investigated
and analysed to prevent recurrence. Our investigations
will focus on root causes and recommendations
will be shared and implemented across the Company.
Everyone at Solo is responsible for sharing good
practice as well as learning from near-misses.
Sharing experiences with others can help prevent
incidents. We all have a duty to intervene.
Contractors and joint ventures
Our health and safety standards apply equally
to contractors and Solo employees. We believe
our joint venture companies should aspire to the
Solo health and safety standards.
audit and review
We will establish systems for tracking our performance.
We will regularly conduct internal and external
audits of our risk control measures and management
systems. We will monitor behaviours at all levels
to ensure we create a successful health and safety