Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental
Interfix have always recognised the importance of health, safety and welfare in carrying out our works and projects, and ensure the active participation of every member of our team to achieve and maintain the highest practical standard of accident prevention.
We demand and implement the highest standards from both our directly employed labour force and our subcontractors when used.
All of our managers have obtained the CITB SMSTS as a minimum and our site supervisors have all received the CITB SSSTS. We are 100% compliant with regards a CSCS accrediated labour force and all operatives receive regular training and toolbox talks specific to their roles.
In 2009 we obtained both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and this is something we have successfuly retained each year.
We have an outstanding Health & Safety record which is reviewed on an ongoing basis to ensure the highest standards are achieved and maintained at all times. We wholeheartedly recognise this as being the core as to how we succeed as a company.
Our long standing existence with our works at the airport demonstrate this. Constantly working within an environment where an employees Health and Safety is the single most important factor to a demanding client has assisted in developing us in to who we are today.
HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY STATEMENT
Interfix Services Ltd recognises its responsibilities s under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to ensure that its operations are executed at all times in such a way as to ensure, as far as it is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all persons likely to be affected, including employees, sub-contractors, visitors to site and members of the public.
The company considers Health and Safety to be at the core of all our business activity and we recognise that without achieving excellence in Health and Safety performance we cannot hope to achieve our commercial goals.
The Company is committed to continual improvement of the Health and Safety management system and to meeting current Health and Safety legislation and any subsequent changes.
In line with these responsibilities, the Company aims to provide, as far as is reasonably practicable:-
The Board of Directors have appointed a Director with the responsibility for Health & Safety. They will ensure that this policy is reviewed at least annually and more frequently if necessary. Those reviews will take account of new legislation, changes in type of work undertaken, changes in work equipment and working practices, and the latest developments in training and accident prevention techniques.
The Health & Safety Director will ensure that all employees have received this Health and Safety Policy, and that above all, the provisions are understood and carefully observed at all times.
The Health and Safety Policy is available to all interested parties including members of the public.
Employees of Interfix Services are regularly consulted on matters affecting their Health and Safety at Work, and are encouraged to take an active role in promoting Health and Safety within the Company.
Safety representatives from site and head office hold monthly Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Committee Meetings to address all SHEQ related issues. Constructive suggestions will always be welcomed as an important contribution towards achieving this objective.
All SHEQ related matters are reviewed and updated following mandatory SHEQ meetings with employees. Health and safety is the first item discussed at each staff meeting
It is a condition of service that every employee co-operates fully in complying with, and helping to implement this policy. Any failure to do so will be regarded as a serious disciplinary matter.
The Directors will sanction funds to be made available to meet the requirements of this Policy.
The responsibility of Management will be to:
The responsibility of employees will be to:
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 March 2020.
Interfix Services Ltd recognises that its activities and operations have an impact on the environment and is committed to conserving natural resources, operating in a manner sensitive to the environment and complying with all relevant legislation. In particular:
Interfix Services Ltd is committed to:
Interfix Services Ltd will achieve these commitments by:
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 objective of Interfix Services Ltd to satisfy the quality and delivery requirements of our customers at competitive prices. We will measure our performance in meeting customers’ requirements and work with them to continually improve the service that we provide.
To achieve this objective, the company will maintain an effective and efficient Quality Management System based upon the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.
In particular, the management will:
The achievement of our quality objectives and continuous improvement is fundamental to all activities carried out within our company and must be practised by all employees as an integral part of their daily work
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