"We are totally committed to health and safety and provide
the leadership and resources to deliver a safe working environment".

Health and Safety Management

Matthews & Leigh takes its commitment to health and safety
extremely seriously.

To help ensure compliance with current legislative requirements and to assist both clients and principal contractors, the company has engaged a civil engineering health and safety consultancy since July 2007.

Check Safety Services Ltd is appointed as Competent Person in accordance with the Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations, advising on all matters in relation to health and safety at work.

All projects carried out by Matthews & Leigh are subject to site specific risk assessment, with clients and staff being supported by comprehensive risk assessment and method statement.

Where Matthews & Leigh is appointed as principal contractor, Check Safety Services provide Construction Phase Plans and all necessary CDM documentation as well as pre-start check lists to help achieve full compliance from the project start.

To provide further assistance to site staff, the company health and safety advisors carry out recorded safety inspections of the site with report copies being issued to both site management and head office.

Examples of where additional support is provided being:

  • Provision of classroom based safety awareness training
  • Delivery of wide ranging and industry specific toolbox talks
  • Preparation of induction, attendance and inspection registers
  • Assistance with the completion of pre-qualifying questionnaires
  • Attendance at pre-start meetings where requested by a Client
  • Processing of the annual SSIP WorkSafe application
  • Accident investigation

For any queries relating to safety management please contact the Matthews & Leigh head office via our contact page or directly via our safety advisors:

Chris Whitfield CMIOSH
Check Safety Services Ltd
222 Chapel Lane
New Longton
Preston  PR 4 4AE

Tel: 01772 619018
e-mail: chris@checksafety.co.uk

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