Safety, Staff and Company accreditation
The Health, Welfare and Safety of all our staff and those engaged in our Company activities is of paramount importance.
We have an excellent Health and Safety record and work to maintain and improve standards across the Company. We meet the high standards demanded by ACCLAIM and SSIP (site Safety scheme in Procurement) a market leader for Health and Safety pre-qualification in the UK. SSIP accreditation is required by most major contractors and government departments before being able to contract to them, The accreditation demonstrates that HGT constantly maintain a high standard of Health, Safety and environmental practices and procedures.
In order to maintain these standards our management and staff regularly attend health and safety seminars to ensure that all of HGT recognise Health, Safety and the Environment as the top priority for HGT Construction.
Our management and staff are trained and qualified as detailed below
SMSTS – Site Management Safety Training Scheme
The SMSTS course offered by the CITB is one of the most robust and highly respected qualifications for persons who are responsible for the management of construction activities.
SSSTS – Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme
This two-day course introduces site supervisors to their legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. This course is endorsed by the United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) as the standard training for all supervisors working on UKCG sites.
CSCS – Construction Skills Certification Scheme
Our site operatives hold the relevant Construction Skills Certification Scheme qualification card suited to their skills and ability.
HGT Construction Limited is accredited to the following organisations
Supported by the HSE SSIP aims to streamline prequalification and encourage straightforward mutual recognition between its Member Schemes. SSIP is actively reducing health and safety assessment costs
Acclaim Accreditation is a member of Safety Schemes in Procurement, which seeks to eliminate the need for suppliers to join different health and safety accreditations for different buyers. So by joining Acclaim Accreditation, you can reassure clients that you’ve met stage one health and safety requirements – something now mandated by a large proportion of buyers.
Federation of Master Builders
The FMB provides in the domestic building industry provides clients with a warranty of quality building standards and has been operating for 75 years, the not-for-profit Federation of Master Builders has championed continuous improvement in building standards and they independently inspect and vet members to provide credible proof of their quality.