H&S - Good Practice

Scotwood Interiors Ltd has always recognised the importance of health, safety and welfare in carrying out all its operations and will continue to observe good practice. The company ensures the active participation of every member of its team to attain the highest practical standard of accident prevention.

The company’s track record on Health & Safety is excellent. Procedures are reviewed on an ongoing basis to ensure the highest standards are achieved and maintained at all times.

Scotwood is accredited to CHAS and Safe Contractor.

Health & Safety Policy

It is the Policy of Scotwood Interiors Ltd to give the greatest importance to all aspects of health, safety and welfare at work of its employees. The Company believes that this responsibility ranks equally with other functions within its operations, such as production, sales and costs. It is the duty of all Management and employees to prevent all types of accidents and to help provide a safe and congenial working environment

The responsibility of Management will be to:

a) provide and maintain safe and healthy working conditions as required by existing and new legislation;
b) implement a system of planned safety training for all employees where appropriate;
c) establish good and lasting examples of safe operating procedures;
d) provide all necessary safety devices and personal protective equipment / clothing;
e) establish an effective programme of maintenance for the items mentioned in d) above;
f) develop, implement and continue regular plant safety audits;
g) implement an effective information system on all aspects of health and safety at work;
h) establish a procedure for reporting all accidents and carrying out the necessary investigations.

The responsibility of employees will be to:

a) work safely at all times and adhere to safe operating procedures where established;
b) co-operate with the Company in meeting statutory requirements;
c) liaise with Management on all aspects of health at work;
d) wear protective equipment when provided, and utilise all safety devices fitted to plant in order to minimise risks of injury;
e) report all accidents - those involving injury to persons, damage to plant, and near misses - to Management as soon as possible so that effective preventative action may be taken.

It is company policy to review this statement on an annual basis. Any changes to the statement will be brought to the attention of all staff.

The last review of the Policy took place in 2016. The Directors have reviewed the policy and confirm they are responsible for the Health and Safety of all staff.


All Scotwood employees have undergone health & safety training as part of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme with all site operatives qualified or currently completing this process.

As well as CSCS cards several of our Site Supervisors hold current PASMA Scaffold certificates and First Aid Certificates.

Environmental Policy

It is the policy of SCOTWOOD INTERIORS LTD to provide our services using working practices that are safe and healthy for the environment generally. To this end, all employees are, at all times, to carry out our operations so that, as far as it is reasonably practicable, the environment and health and safety of any person or any part of the ecosystems we work in will not be adversely affected. These are the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Factories Act 1961, Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963, Control of Pollution Act 1974, Environmental Protection Act 1990, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992; together with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994.

Our Management strives to:

• Ensure that the environmental procedures are observed and promote an awareness of eco-friendliness in all employees as an integral part of good management.

• Ensure all waste is disposed of appropriately.

Monitoring of the Environmental Policy is the responsibility of the Directors who share their responsibilities with the other management at regular intervals and recommend changes where necessary.

The Environmental Policy is the direct concern of all employees within the Company and all employees are accountable to the Directors for its implementation. Our Management liaise throughout the Company to ensure that adequate training programmers are available, and to ensure that all employees are familiar with current legislation, procedures and policies.

It is the responsibility of all who work at Scotwood Interiors Ltd to ensure that they all look and seek out new methods or ways of saving waste and improving environmental conditions, this subject will be part of the management review.

Scotwood has always recognised the importance of health, safety and welfare in carrying out all its operations.

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