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Health & Safety

We operate a comprehensive Health & Safety Policy and we are CHAS, Safecontractor accredited and certified to OHSAS18001:2007. This sets out our safe systems of work and incorporates site specific RAMS that define how we will work safely.

We create and sustain an awareness of the importance of H&S matters via our ‘My Compliance’ reporting database, which pro-actively encourages our staff to report incidents or near misses as part of our H&S management procedures. We view incidents as a learning process from which we can improve safety standards across our contracts and create a positive Health and Safety culture within our workforce.

Covid -19 and CLC Guidelines

We have effective processes in place for monitoring and reviewing our compliance with Government and Industry guidance regarding Covid-19. We abide by PHE guidance for Site Operating Procedures (SOP) and ensure our workforce and specialist supply chain are reminded at every opportunity of the SOP’s and Government recommendations on social distancing and all mitigation actions to minimise the risk of spread of infection, this includes strict instructions for how our personnel travel to and from the workplace.

Quality

Our ISO 9001:2015 accredited Quality Management System (QMS) is externally verified by independent bodies Constructionline, Safecontractor and governs our approach to quality performance. We vigorously pursue a “right first time, on time” ethos, which is embedded throughout our processes to consistently deliver defect-free works.

Our Quality Systems are embedded throughout the company and all staff are kept up to date on quality issues. We are customer focused, quality driven and our workforce are trained to achieve the required programme to the highest quality standards.

Environmental

As a Main Contractor it is our responsibility to minimise negative impact through our activities Our ISO14001 Environmental Management System, Sustainability Policy, Ethical Procurement Policy, and Environmental Policy ensure that the materials and delivery methods we use on our projects will minimise impact on the environment.

We keep up to date with environmental initiatives and only partner with suppliers and manufacturers that support continuous improvement of our environmental policies, practices and aims to evidence zero carbon emissions on our contracts. Our ‘green’ vehicle fleet reinforces our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.

Social Value

We understand that our clients wish to achieve wide reaching social benefits from the services they commission.

For every project we work with our clients and their communities to develop and refine a truly meaningful Social Value agenda that will be tailored to meet their obligations and the needs of their communities.

Chas Berger are committed to delivering added social value through our services that will support and fulfil the sustainability objectives of our clients in terms of social, economic and environmental wellbeing.

PEOPLE FIRST

"At Chas Berger we pride ourselves on our excellent Health and Safety record with this being our number one priority!"

Andy Godden – SHEQ Manager.