Health and Safety
Our aim is to be a leading company in the Construction Industry, recognised for our commitment and success in delivering a safe place for all to work and visit. Our strategy is to harness the positive ‘Can Do’ attitudes and culture that are the basis of our successful growth to date, in order to continually challenge our people to learn and improve when it comes to delivering safety in the workplace.
Buckingham Group regard Health and Safety as a core value of our business and operations that is set in context with all other business objectives, to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all employees and others who may be affected by the company’s activities.
We treat the need to prevent accidents, injuries and ill health to employees and others affected by its work as a top priority. In doing so, we ensure priority is given to the assessment of risk, health and safety planning, and to providing proper information, instruction, training and supervision in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions and industry best practice.
Ultimate responsibility for Health and Safety management rests with Mr P. Wheeler, Company Chairman who, within our policy documents, is named as being the responsible person. Mr Wheeler has signed the Health and Safety Policy statement.
Last Review Date: The policy was last reviewed on the 7th January 2012.
All employees and others working for Buckingham Group are required to comply with this policy. In particular, by co-operating and carrying out activities safely, and in such a manner that does not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interest of health, safety or welfare. Adequate resources, commitment and the participation of all employees will ensure the continuation and development of a positive health and safety culture. Buckingham Group’s policy is to take all reasonable steps to prevent work related accidents and ill health, and to support the general health and well-being of its employees.
The Health and Safety Policy is reviewed, as a minimum, on an annual basis. Additional reviews are undertaken throughout the year to precipitate changes in legislation and / or because of issues raised during internal and third party audit.
Behavioural Safety Programme to drive Continuous Improvement
The Directors and Senior Management of Buckingham Group are committed to continuous review and improvement in Health and Safety performance, including implementing new guidelines and legislative requirements in its endeavour to achieve industry best practice. We recognise that there is always capacity to learn and to further enhance our safety performance. Along with continuous development of management systems and resources, we will achieve sustained improvement through the implementation of an effective long term Behavioural Safety Programme - “All Ways Safely”.The programme, is delivered through the following Key Areas: