Safety Policy

HG Construction is committed to maintaining and the continual improvement and development of a Safe and Healthy working environment for all employees and other persons who may be affected by its business activities. HG Construction acknowledges its duties under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, the General Applications Regulations 2007 and its amendments and other relevant statutory provisions.

HG Construction specifically acknowledges its duties under Section 20 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to prepare a written safety statement and has drafted this document to fulfil that duty. HG Construction is committed to the ongoing identification and adherence to new legislation and best practice in its safety policy.

The aims of this Safety Statement are to:

1. Involve management up to the highest level in a clear programme of action.
2. Stimulate action to ensure compliance with the statutory safety and health provisions.
3. Identify hazards and to prioritise remedial action which is based on the risk of injury to persons exposed.
4. Ensure safety measures are kept in place and monitored on a regular basis.
5. Identify and assign clear responsibilities in relation to safety and health matters.
6. Ensure systematic follow up of problems, once identified.
7. Ensure that resources are assigned to safety and health.
8. Gain the commitment of all persons in the workplace.

HG Construction acknowledges its duties under Section 19 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and commits itself to following the General Principles of Prevention as laid down in Schedule 3 of the Act.

HG Construction is also aware that the employees of the Organisation are an integral part of ensuring a safe and healthy workplace and will accordingly consult with its employees on all significant matters relating to safety and health in the workplace as required by Section 25 & 26 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.