Health & Safety

Andrew Garner Electrical Contractor is committed to the promotion and implementation of the Health and Safety at Work Act including all relevant legislation and current regulations. We recognise the importance of applying a safe method of working to all activities and regard health and safety as a shared and collective objective for both management and employees.

To achieve and maintain our high standards of Health and Safety we are committed to the following codes of practice:
  • To obtain and keep up to date information on new or amended legislation and regulations.
  • Ensure the Company Health and Safety Policy is kept up to date and issued accordingly to all employees.
  • Encourage and promote a culture of Health and Safety in all aspects of the business.
  • Encourage employees to co operate in establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all, where staff can challenge any health and safety methods where necessary to safeguard their own and other people's health and safety.
  • Ensure staff are fully trained and competent to carry out the task assigned to them, keeping up to date with amended regulations and refresher training courses.
  • Make sure all near misses and incidents are reported.
  • All Method statements and Risk assessments are prepared in advance of all projects and customised to each task. Each assessment is regularly reviewed to monitor suitability and correct, up to date content.
  • All our employees have been assessed by the Electronic Certification Scheme and carry the appropriate level card.
  • H.M. Government and Industry have emphasised the need for industry-wide certification schemes to confirm the levels of competence of properly skilled craftspeople. Andrew Garner Electrical Contractor Electrical Contractor fully endorses the Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS), recognised by the industry as an equivalent to the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and administered by the Joint Industry Board (JIB) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.