SHE & QAS Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Standards

B.D.B places the highest degree of importance on meeting and exceeding standards in relation to Health, Safety, Environment and Quality control.

BDB understand the need for robust management procedures to provide a consistent framework throughout all of our activities. Auditing and target setting give us the means of understanding our business and improving the efficiency of our work methods. Through the development of our QESH (SHEQ) systems we have found safeguards for both our own employees and all who are affected by our activities and a means of ensuring sustainability in our business.

B.D.B’s policies processes, procedures, controlling measures and monitoring practises have been developed and implemented to maintain full compliance with statutory regulations including the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999, Construction (Design and Management) Regulation 2015, etc.
B.D.B has sought external accreditation of our systems to demonstrate compliance and commitment.

Health

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B.D.B acknowledges the importance of maintaining the welfare of its employees, as well as contractors, visitors and those that could be affected by our undertakings.

Health also relates to the wellbeing of the client’s site operatives along with local residents and the fauna and flora within the project and the surrounding areas. Appropriate guidelines, steps, information, monitoring and assessments are undertaken to not only ensure the wellbeing of operatives but also anyone/thing that could be affected by our undertakings.

Safety

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B.D.B Dismantling Limited’s commitment to Safety relates directly to providing a safe place of work, the pursuit of a state where the risk of harm has been eliminated, reduced or controlled to an acceptable level.
The management of Safety and the management systems within BDB Dismantling Limited have been developed around and generated through the definition of responsibilities detailed in the company’s Health and Safety General Policy. A Safe System of Work in the form of management tools has been developed through the use of control documents, checklists, audit sheets and permit processes to ensure consistency across all of our activities. Audit systems have been installed and targets set to establish a platform for continuous development within the company.

A Safety Culture has been developed and can be witnessed in our achievement in being awarded the British Ceramic Confederation: Ceramic Industry Health & Safety Pledge Contractors Award 2007 (www.ceramfed.co.uk)

The above highlight the company’s commitment to our key aims:

  • Maintaining the highest degree of Health & Safety and Environmental control.
  • Achieving zero Accidents and Incidents.
  • Maintaining the highest standards of quality.
  • Ensuring and Maintaining full compliance with statutory regulations.

Environmental

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B.D.B Dismantling Limited recognises that all activities undertaken by the company have an impact on the environment and environmental protection can be seen as comprising of 2 categories:

  1. The Workplace Environment, which relates to the general condition in the immediate vicinity of the workplace itself, lighting, noise, heat ventilation.
  2. The External Environment, which relates to pollution of, or damage to, the air, land, water and living creatures outside of the workplace, insofar as they may be affected by our workplace activities, i.e. the environmental impacts of such activities

B.D.B Dismantling Limited continually assess the environmental impact of our undertakings both within the office facilities and on site, where we look to minimise the environmental impact of out activities at all times. B.D.B is committed to the continuous development of processes and procedures to comply with a Quality and Environmental Management System that meets the standards of ISO 14001.

Waste:

It is BDB Dismantling’s policy to maximise waste arisings from our activities. We possess a valid Waste Carriers License with the Environment Agency.

Quality Standards

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B.D.B Dismantling Limited is BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 accredited.

The purpose of the Quality Management System is to ensure that the operations and services provided to the company’s customers consistently meet or exceed their expectations. The company operates a system that regularly evaluates its processes and customer needs, and has set quantifiable goals with plans in place to ensure that they are improved year on year.

It is the policy of BDB Dismantling Limited to maintain, on a continual basis, an effectively managed Quality Assurance programme as defined in the ISO9001:2008 standard. This will assure customers that the operations undertaken conform to the laid down procedures or disciplines of the company and will ensure that the customer’s needs and expectations are met.

The management of BDB Dismantling Limited is firmly committed to the documented procedures and control systems of the company, and the total participation of all personnel is mandatory.

The Business Development Manager is entrusted with responsibility for the control of the Quality Management System.

This policy of Quality Assurance is in place to ensure that the overall organisational goals of the company are met. The goals of this company are to ensure that the best possible operation is provided to the company’s valued clients, and that the company is able to meet their needs and requirements as effectively and efficiently as possible.

BS EN ISO 9001:2008 (http://www.iso.org/)

Accreditation has been achieved with and gained from:

National Federation of Demolition Contractors (http://demolition-nfdc.com)

National Britannia’s: SAFEcontractor (http://www.safecontractor.com)

Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) (http://www.chas.gov.uk)

Humber Bank Contractor Competency Forum (ConCom) (http://www.impresshumber.com/concom.html)

National Demoltion Training Group (http://www.ndtg.org)

RoSPA Membership (http://www.rospa.com)

Achilles FPAL (http://www.achilles.com/en/communities/101-fpal)

Achilles UVDB (http://www.achilles.co.uk/communities/104-uvdb)