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The Safety and Health at Work Laws of 1996 to 2020 enforces a legislative duty on employers to ensure in so far as is reasonably practicable the safety of their employees whilst at work. This duty also extends to others who may be affected by that work. Employees also have a legislative duty to take care of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.

We, at Eptagon Scaffolding Ltd recognize the fact that health and safety have positive benefits to the organisation and commitment to a high level of safety makes good business sense and that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within the organisation and is not just a function of management. Eptagon Scaffolding Ltd pledges to ensure that:

  • Strive to achieve the goal of zero accidents and injuries

  • Management will ensure that appropriate systems are developed and maintained for the effective communication of health and safety matters throughout the organisation]

  • risk assessments are carried out and periodically reviewed.

  • Management considers that health and safety rates equal to all other business functions and will attach equal importance to achieving health and safety targets.

  • Train all employees in safe work practices and procedures.

  • Provide employees with necessary personal protective equipment and train them to use and care for it properly

  • the provision and maintenance of all plant, machinery and equipment is safe and without risk to health.

  • the working environment of all employees is safe and without risks to health and adequate provision is made with regard to the facilities and arrangements for their welfare at work.

  • accidents and 'near-misses' are fully investigated and appropriate action taken to reduce the likelihood of their occurrence.


Managers, supervisors, and all other employees share responsibility for a safe and healthful workplace:

  • Management is accountable for preventing workplace injuries and illnesses and will consider all employee suggestions for achieving a safer, healthier workplace.

  • The company believes in constantly improving health and safety standards and performance. It will to this end endeavour to ensure that all relevant statutes, Regulations and Codes of Practice are complied with. The minimum requirements that will be adopted by the company are those required by law, although the company will seek always to exceed these where there is a demonstrable benefit.

  • The company will ensure that health and safety are fully integrated into the management and decision-making processes within the organisation.

  • The company will ensure that arrangements are put into place for the effective planning, development and review of this policy statement.


One of the key objectives of Eptagon Scaffolding Ltd is to run its operations avoiding unnecessary or unacceptable effects on the environment. Any effects will be minimized as far as practicable.


Environmental considerations will be given equal importance to the more traditional business issues such as production, research, sales, safety and finance.


Eptagon Scaffolding Ltd will work towards achieving its environmental objectives by:

  • Minimizing the impact of all its operations on the local and global environment and the quality of life of the local communities in which the Company operates.

  • Developing objectives that target environmental improvements and monitoring performance by regular review.

  • Considering any environmental issues in the decision-making process.

  • Maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of premises to the highest practical standards.

  • Aiming for efficient use of all resources used in its operations and by reduction of waste through process improvements. Recycling of materials is continued wherever feasible and further positive steps are taken to conserve resources, particularly those that are scarce or non-renewable.

  • Working with suppliers to ensure that the products and services they supply are environmentally acceptable.

  • Providing the necessary information to enable employees to operate the processes properly and with minimal effects on the environment. Training staff, suppliers and contractors to enhance awareness of environmental legislation, regulations, environmental codes and good practice.

  • Developing a management system to demonstrate continual improvements in environmental performance:

    • Waste is removed in accordance with legislation by registered carriers to licensed tips.

    • Measures are taken to control noise pollution.

    • All material wastage is minimized, and recycling options promoted

    • Wildlife, habitats, flora and fauna, and archaeological and heritage sites are protected as appropriate.

    • All incidents detrimental to the environment are investigated, reported, and preventative action taken against repetition.

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