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Health &

           Safety


Heath and Safety is important to us.

New Homes Carpeting has full CSCS Accreditation for all  of our Sub-contractors.

We are also SSSTS and CHAS Accredited.

To demonstrate our further commitment we have an ongoing training programme for in house staff to ensure that Health and Safety holds a central position in all our minds.

CHAS


CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is a non-commercial scheme available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

CHAS assesses applicants:

  1. 1.Health and safety policy statement;

  2. 2.Their organisation for health and safety;

  3. 3.Their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to our buyers and to others.

Site Supervisors` Safety Training Scheme

This course provides an introduction to health and safety, welfare and environmental issues for those requiring an understanding of their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activites.

Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:

  1. 1The Health and Safety at Work Act and relevant regulations

  2. 2Specific site issues, which include such topics as Work at Height

  3. 3Tool Box Talks

  4. 4Control of subcontractors

  5. 5Health issues

CQMS - Manual Handling

Aim

To provide a sound knowledge of the requirements of current legislation and practical safe working practices when carrying out manual tasks.

Course syllabus

  1. Current legislation, including: Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Manual Handling Regulations 1992

  2. Risk factors and how injuries occur

  3. Appropriate systems of work for the task / workplace environment 

  4. Safe manual handling, including techniques

  5. Use of mechanical aids

  6. DVD / video

  7. Practical exercise