ExpertHEALTH & SAFETY

Expert Property Care is committed to providing a work environment that is safe and healthy for all employees and those affected by our activities.

Our operations are carried out to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the Health and Safety or Conditions of any person or property will not be adversely affected. We take our responsibilities seriously. We have been externally vetted, approved and duly accredited to demonstrate the scale of our commitment. This is complemented by internal audits and also through the assessment of external auditors.

Health & Safety for our staff, visitors, customers and clients is one of our core commitments engrained in the culture of our business.  As the first agenda item of any meeting it ensures the topic is at the forefront of all of all our staffs thoughts for both their own wellbeing and for others.

Read more to see the overview of topics our Policy covers:

The breadth of our day-to-day operations is exhaustive, having to cover:-

  • Internal System & Procedures;
  • Our premises;
  • Permits to work;
  • Supply chain and procurement and review of sub-contractors and temporary workers;
  • Risk Assessments;
  • Method Statements;
  • Hazards;
  • COSHH regulations;
  • Asbestos Containing Materials.

The following list shows examples of policies we must comply with; many have specific regulations:

  • Lone working;
  • Personal Protective Equipment;
  • Site Welfare;
  • Manual Handling;
  • Working at Height;
  • Confined Spaces;
  • Lifting Equipment;
  • Working Near Water;
  • Excavation;
  • Portable Appliance Testing (PAT);
  • Noise;
  • Vibration;
  • Smoking;
  • Fire;
  • Mobile Phones;
  • Stress in the Workplace;
  • Driving;
  • Site Safety;
  • Housekeeping;
  • Young workers;
  • Alcohol.

Effective communication is addressed through disseminating key information to all parties arising from:

  • Inductions;
  • Improvement Notices;
  • Inspection Monitoring and Audits;
  • Dissemination;
  • Site Meetings;
  • Staff Meetings & Notice Boards;
  • Job Briefings;
  • Toolbox Talks;
  • Housekeeping;
  • Statutory Notifications;
  • Retained Consultants Reviews;
  • Industry Publications;
  • Accident or Near Miss Records.