Health and Safety
With an excellent safety track record, we take this area of responsibility seriously. All our works conform to the European standard BS EN 12811-1, and we ensure this through strict conformation with the scaffolding technical guidance TG20:08/13 We work at height strictly in accordance with SG4:10, using industry approved fall prevention methods and highly trained staff.
Our teams of scaffolders are comprised of senior charge hands, highly trained to either a Part 2 or Advanced level and CITB qualified labourers and part 1 scaffolders.
Specialist training for operatives includes Confined Spaces, National Water hygiene and Chapter 8 monitoring, signing lighting and guarding training for works on public highways.
Furthermore the site management training is provided for charge hands to increase their knowledge of health and safety on site, and all charge hands are also trained in Emergency first aid at Work.
We ensure that all scaffolding at more than a basic level is designed through an experienced external scaffolding designer, including calculations to ensure that the scaffolding is erected to the highest safety and quality standards and in line with current legislation.
1st Scaffolding (UK) Ltd is Safe contractor and Construction Health and Safety Scheme (CHAS) accredited, as well as being an Investor in People Company. We are proud to be able to create a safe, rewarding and productive environment in which to work, and are pleased to be able to pass the benefits of this onto you; the client.