The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 requires employers and employees alike to consider health and safety as a joint responsibility.
Since its inception in 1978 Buttimer Engineering has always put Health & Safety at the forefront of every project we undertake.
Buttimer Engineering will never compromise on safety and we empower our Staff to take responsibility and ownership of every situation from a health and safety perspective.
Our Staff and systems are capable of delivering industry leading Health & Safety performance, regardless of the type or size of project. All of our Staff, and all of our specialist subcontractors have a proven record in implementing our Health & Safety systems on site.
We operate a dynamic approach to protecting the health, safety and welfare of our Staff and all those affected by our Engineering/Construction activities. Zero tolerance for accidents is the Ethos which we operate to and by which we measure our performance.
At Buttimer Engineering our people are our greatest asset, and with that, their collective experience on multiple sites across multiple industries, a lot of our Staff have in excess of 20 years service with the Company and have grown with us along the way.
We consider every project to be unique and customise a Health & Safety plan to suit the site specific challenges and collective requirements of our Client.
As standard, Buttimer Engineering provide on every project:
Multi-disciplined site visit pre-start
Site Specific Health & Safety Statement.
Site Specific Health & Safety Plan
Site Specific Method Statements & Risk Assessments (RAMS) for all works elements.
Safe Working Plan (safe system of works) completed by Site Operatives for all tasks.
Minimum monthly audit by our Managing Director.
Buttimer Engineering puts huge importance on training and development to enable our Staff to implement our systems and deliver the safest project completion for our Clients. This is vital to creating a positive health and safety culture throughout Buttimer Engineering as well setting clear standards and expectations from all our Staff.
Buttimer Site Supervisors/Engineers are trained to a minimum standard and have obtained Health & Safety Training including, but not limited to:
IOSH Managing Safety in Construction
IOSH Safety, Health and Environment for Construction Site Managers
Occupational First Aid
Buttimer Site Staff (Direct or subcontractor staff) have as a minimum of:
Working at Height
CSCS qualifications for the tasks they are asked to perform.
All of our site operatives attend regular site tool box talks as well as receive Health and Safety bulletins from our Buttimer Engineering Health & Safety Group which is delivered directly to their phones.
Buttimer Engineering is proud to say that our Health & Safety Management System is:
Why do Buttimer Engineering choose Safe T Cert?
Safe-T-Cert is a construction sector specific safety management system accreditation service.
Safe-T-Cert certification is based on the International Labour Office
Safe-T-Cert is a recognised in the Republic of Ireland by the Government Construction Contracts Committee (GCCC) as meeting the health and safety suitability requirements for public procurement purposes.
Safe-T-Cert is supported by the Construction Safety Partnership in the Republic of Ireland
Safe-T-Cert is included under the guidelines for Competency Assessment of Contractors in the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) guidelines to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations.
Safe-T-Cert is accredited by Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) in the UK