HEALTH AND SAFETY

SA Scaffold Group regards the promotion of health and safety within its operations as an essential part of its responsibilities. Health and Safety is a mutual objective of every manager and employee. It is company policy to use a Safety Management System to do all that is reasonable and practical to prevent personal injury, damage to property and to protect all parties from foreseeable work hazards or financial and economic implications insofar as they come into contact with the operations of SA Scaffold Group.

We treat the following with priority:

LEGISLATING REQUIREMENTS

We comply with all Construction Regulations and Health and Safety requirements under the SANS 10085-1 of 2004 to maintain our zero-incident track record. We adhere to the OHS Act as well as the Mine Health and Safety Act to ensure repeat business with contractors.

QUALITY CONTROL

All our material is manufactured with locally procured SABS approved steel at our factory based in Pretoria. Inspections are done daily not only by our Quality Inspectors, but also by clients we supply.

Our team of Safety Officers and SHE Reps ensure that we adhere to all aspects of Health and Safety.

The Supervisors and Managers ensure that not only production are managed but also our Health and Safety with the following always being key responsibilities.

  • Compile SHE file with all legal requirements.
  • Ensure that Scaffolding is complaint with SANS 10085-2004, OHS Act 85 of 1993 and Construction Regulation 2014.
  • Ensure that injuries and diseases are preventable by providing safe & healthy facilities.
  • Ensure that risk assessments are done on all tasks conducted and necessary training given to all workers involved.
  • Ensure that all employees are issued with full PPE for specific job.
  • Carry out site internal audits.
  • All hazards are identified and their risks managed.
  • Personal responsibility for Safety and Health are explained to all employees and enforced.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety performance are monitored and be improved continuously.
  • Sub-Standard Acts and Conditions are addressed, rectified and not condoned.
  • Provide In-house training to our employees based on employee's needs.
  • Investigate incidents on site and take preventive and corrective action where necessary.
  • Organize the required medicals for site personnel and follow up.
  • Organize the required induction training for site personnel.
  • Monitor and manage all other legal requirements for site.

SA SCAFFOLDING GROUP HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY

We strive to promote the health and safety within our operations as an essential part of our responsibilities. We regard the promotion of health and safety matters as a mutual objective of every manager and employee.

It is our policy to use our Safety Management System to do all that is reasonable and practical to prevent personal injury, damage to property and to protect all interested and affected parties from foreseeable work hazards, financial and economic implications insofar as they come into contact with the operations of SA Scaffold Group.

The above helps to keep track of our efforts and to measure our success based on our overall Health and Safety System to ensure the safety of our own workers and sub-contractors that share sites with us.

RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGEMENT

  • Management is accountable for the safety performance of the Company and must therefore provide strategic direction and leadership in all matters regarding safety.
  • Management must ensure that injuries and diseases are preventable by providing safe & healthy facilities.
  • Management must ensure that risk assessments are done on all tasks conducted and necessary training given to all workers involved.
  • All hazards are identified and their risks managed.
  • Personal responsibility for Safety and Health are explained to all employees and enforced.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety performance are monitored and be improved continuously.
  • Sub-Standard Acts and Conditions are addressed, rectified and not condoned.