Policies

Quality Assurance

Abbott Construction is accredited to ISO 9001:2015 standards with Global Group which is UKAS registered.

The ISO 9000 family of standards represents an international consensus on good quality management practices. It consists of standards and guidelines relating to quality management systems and related supporting standards.

ISO 9001:2015 is the standard that provides a set of standardised requirements for a quality management system, regardless of what the user organisation does, its size, or whether it is in the private, or public sector.

The assurance of quality is fundamental to all work undertaken by the company and all components of the Quality Management Systems are regularly and systematically revised by both internal and external Quality Audit procedures.

The company’s policy driving the monitoring and auditing regime, takes place at a number of different levels. By adopting the processes within the policy, Abbott Construction deliver projects to high quality standards whilst maintaining programmes and ensuring the safety of all concerned. It provides the tools to achieve the delivery of the end product to the customer’s requirements and to their satisfaction, with both quality and management responsibility.

 

 Health and Safety

Abbott Construction is accredited to ISO 18001:2007  standards with Global Group which is UKAS registered.  OHSAS 18001 is integrated with our overall IMS (Integrated Management System).

Abbott  is committed to continual improvement of Health & Safety performance.  Abbott’s is proud to maintain a high standard of Health & Safety management through its procedures and a developed safety culture within the business.

Health, Safety, Environmental and Welfare training are provided to all of our staff in accordance with our Health, Safety and Welfare Policy.

Abbott Construction’s safety procedures are complimented by H&K Safety Services Ltd who regularly inspect our sites and provide safety advice, information and training relating to all aspects of Health & Safety, current legislation and best practice.

Our drive is to ensure that Health & Safety remains a high priority within the business and this continues to reward Abbott Construction with low accident statistics.  This is also complimented by our CHAS accreditation.

Environmental

Abbott Construction recognises that all activities have environmental implications, which can potentially be either detrimental or beneficial in both the long and short term.

The Directors of Abbott Construction are committed to maintaining high environmental standards throughout the Company’s operations. These standards will ensure as far as reasonably practicable, the environmental wellbeing of our own employees and of others, including the general public, who may be affected by our operations.

Abbott Construction has prepared their policy and procedures documentation in consideration with the requirements of BS EN IS0 14001:2015.  Abbott’s ensure that it is reviewed regularly to ensure compliance with current legislation and company procedures.

The policy is intended to assist individuals and organisations working with Abbott Construction in their understanding of environmental considerations.

We will influence them in: –

The procurement and use of material and products, for instance oils, glues and other materials, which may contain pollutants or other substances, which may prove hazardous to health.

The use of non-sustainable resources.

Standard of handling and storage of construction material. Particularly those of a toxic nature or containing hazardous substance.

Sound working practices, especially in preventing pollution and ensuring proper waste management.

Operating procedures designed to encourage efficiency and waste minimisation.

Construction activities shall be carefully planned to avoid unnecessary nuisance, disruption of natural and wildlife habitats, destruction of trees and other landscape features.

All the above practices shall form part of and complement our already implemented Health, Safety & Welfare, plus Quality assurance to provide a unified and accessible system, which can be easily communicated to and for the benefit of all parties.

 

Equality & Diversity

Abbott Construction’s Equality and Diversity Policy applies to all who work for and apply to work for the organisation.  It also applies to contract workers, agency workers, trainees and students on placement and volunteer workers.

It is our policy to provide employment equality and diversity to all people irrespective of:

Race, Religious belief (or non-religion), gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, age, disability, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. All job applicants, employees and others who work for us will be treated fairly and will not be discriminated against on any of the above grounds. Decisions about recruitment and selection, promotion, training or any other benefit will be made objectively and without unlawful discrimination.

 

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