According to results released by the HSA construction fatalities have reduced from 11 persons in 2015 to 6 in 2017. This is an improvement from 2008 when 15 persons died on construction sites. While these numbers are decreasing, construction is a high risk industry needing constant review.
What Can ASafe Solutions do?
ASafe Solutions can assist in ensuring your site is as safe as possible and you have the correct documentation to prove it. Construction safety must comply with Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. At ASafe Solutions our Advisors are trained to a high standard ensuring documentation required for safety in construction is in place and correct.
> Safety Statement
Similar to any other business your construction company must have a safety statement and a suite of risk assessments, identifying any possible hazards that may pose a risk to the safety, health and welfare of employees, visitors, recreational users or trespassers.
> Method Statement
Any activity with particular risk requires a method statement. Under the Safety, Health and Welfare Act 2005, General Duties of Employer state the employer has a duty to provide a safe systems of work that are planned, organised, performed, maintained, and revised as appropriate as to be, so far as is reasonably practicable, safe and without risk to health. ASafe Solutions can analyse your needs for a safe system of work and compile method statements to fulfil these requirements.
> Tool Box Talks
ASafe solutions will carry out on site tool box talks if required. Tool box talks are generally carried out after site audits. During our tool box talk Asafe solutions will speak about on site hazards encountered while carrying out the onsite audit. Topics relating to issues such as legislation, accidents, incidents and fire safety will be highlighted in tool box talks.
> Site Audit
ASafe Solutions will complete a site walk/audit on any type of construction site. The focus of our audit can be on one specific area of need if this is required by management. Generally ASafe Solutions carry out a full site audit identifying hazards as we encounter them, speaking with personnel on site advising a safer method of work and finally finishing up with a documented report and tool box talk if required
Our team at ASafe Solutions have a strong background in construction and are happy to help with any queries you may have.
ASafe Solutions offer a range of on site services including Toolbox Talks,Risk Assessments, On Site Inductions, Method Statements, Site Audits, Safe Plans of Action and any other requirements you or your site may have’.