Health & Safety

Across the entire group, Voltcom can demonstrate and is committed to maintaining an impeccable and demonstrable Health & Safety record. Voltcom Group prides itself on being safe and places it as paramount at all times.

Voltcom's top priority is keeping our staff, clients and members of the public safe from harm

Voltcom Group is a Gold award winner in the 2014 RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Awards in recognition of the quality its Health and Safety management system and excellent safety records
In 2012, Voltcom's Accident Frequency Rate (AFR), which records the number of RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) reportable accidents per 100,000 hours worked by its people, stood at ZERO. This is an exceptionally good performance, which reflects the fact that 100% of Voltcom projects during the year involved no RIDDOR reportable accidents at all.

Record

With a safety record that is the envy of construction firms worldwide, we do everything in our power to make sure everyone gets home safely.

Our health and safety objectives

Voltcom protects the health and safety of all its employees and any other people who may be directly affected by its activities
Voltcom's top priority is to keep staff, clients and the general public safe from harm.

Our Health & Safety Objectives

Keeping our workers safe from harm is a top priority at Voltcom.

Committed to Zero Harm in all aspects of our work, we have a safety record that is the envy of construction firms worldwide.

We do everything in our power to make sure our workers return home safely.

Our Health & Safety Objectives are:

 

1. To maintain zero fatality rate throughout Group operations by having in place a robust monitoring regime to eliminate fatal risks and ensure a strong Health and Safety culture throughout the company.

2. Keep the public safe from harm by ensuring works are carried out in a safe manner and access to the public is controlled at all time in and around our work areas.

3. To ensure no health and safety prosecutions or enforcement action throughout Group operations.

4. To prepare a new Health and Safety Strategy by the end of Q2 that will embed health and safety priorities within all decision making processes throughout the Group.

5. To monitor health and safety accidents and near miss reports and report to the board on a monthly basis, detailing trends and corrective action taken.

6. To keep the workforce informed on health and safety performance by the introduction of monthly bulletins, giving regular feedback on health, safety and environmental performance.

7. Board members to carry out an average of 12 site safety visits per annum.

8. All employees to receive induction into our recently attained safety management systems registered to OHSAS 18001.

9. To engage with all our clients and contractors to ensure a safe working environment on all projects. This to include health and safety audits/visits on contracts employed by Voltcom.

10. Keeping our people healthy by introducing an annual Health Assessment for all staff, with follow-up health checks when required.

 

 

 

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