Health & Safety

It is the policy of Holligan Building Services to ensure the Safety, Health and Welfare of the workforce. We are fully committed to achieving best practice in health and safety and occupational health, creating a safe and healthy working environment for employees and persons not employed by the company who may be affected by our activities.

We believe that continued business success is built on a foundation of good health, safety planning and the prevention of injury and ill health. The objectives of our policy are:

  • To continually maintain and develop a health & safety culture that promotes an injury-free environment and provides the safest workplace possible for our employees and subcontractors
  • To ensure that at all levels within the Organisation are competent and safety conscious, and are provided the training and appropriate information on safety and health
  • To ensure that each place of work and the materials, equipment, plant and machinery, are safe and comply with statutory requirements

It is the policy of the Company to consult all staff and employees on matters of health and safety and employees are notified of the Company policy and are encouraged to comply with their duties under the 2005 Act and to notify the Company management of identified hazards in the workplace.

All employees have responsibility to co-operate with supervisors and managers to achieve a healthy and safe workplace and to take reasonable care of themselves and others and refrain from acts of contributory negligence.

The allocation of duties for safety matters and particular arrangements to implement the policy are set out in the Company Safety Statement.

This Statement is distributed to all Contracts Managers and Site Managers and shall be available where this Company carries on business.

The Company complies with all current regulations pertaining to the health, safety and welfare of the employees including:

  • The Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • The Safety Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006
  • The Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 1993

We ensure that our policy is implemented and remains appropriate and effective the company carries out periodic audits and reviews of its safety and health system and performance. Where the need for improvements to its policy, procedures or performance is identified, appropriate action is taken.