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Environmental Policy

It is in the company’s interest to have a planned approach towards prevention and reduction of waste and pollution, leading to a long term reduction of costs, as prevention and reduction are more desirable and economical than damage repair after the event.

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Environmental Policy

The company will control its activities to avoid causing unnecessary and unacceptable risks or adverse effects on the environment, in line with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASWA), the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and the Environmental Protection Act as far as is reasonably practicable.

Responsibility for the environment is ranked equally with that for the health and safety of employees, the general public and others. Environmental awareness and individual responsibility will be developed amongst employees at all levels with full and effective consultation being encouraged. The company will continue to develop and improve standards by making use of available technology and developments, together with a waste recovery and recycling approach. Plant, vehicles and equipment will be maintained and operated to provide the maximum environmental protection as far as practicable.

Local community interests will be taken into account and positive communication with the community entered into where appropriate. Clients, employees, the general public and all other persons who may be affected will be made aware of any company activity that may affect the environment. Natural habitats and wildlife will be respected and where appropriate within the control of the company, maintenance, restoration or creation of habitats will be encouraged.

Environmental Action

Objectives outlined in the Environmental Policy will be monitored to ensure they are being met wherever reasonably practicable.

Management – at all levels will take individual responsibility to ensure that environmental issues are considered when making decisions or when planning or controlling work.

Work Force – all employees must understand their individual responsibilities for acting in accordance with the company environmental policy and the safety policy.

Waste Reduction – all employees must give careful consideration to the elimination and reduction of waste at every stage of the construction operation. Where recycling or re-use of material is an economical advantage, this will be carried out.

Complaints – the company will continue to develop a system for handling complaints from individuals and organizations etc. and make every effort to provide an efficient and friendly route for communication.

Development – company management will supervise the implementation and further development of the company environmental policy.