Entry on to site or business premises

On arrival at site 24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel report to site manager if one exists, or reception notifying the customers personnel of our presence on site.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel will ensure that the person responsible for the clients property will know:

  • Who we are (24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks)
  • The nature of the works to be completed
  • Clearance is obtained from customer to proceed
  • That the customer is happy with the parking arrangements of the company vehicle

All loads are to be properly secured at all times and vehicles must never be reversed into a confined space without an attendant present to ensure clearance.

Any access restrictions to certain parts of the customer premises or households are to be strictly adhered to, in accordance with the customers wishes.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel will familiarise themselves with any site arrangement with regards to action to be taken in the event of a fire.  This may include alarms, means of escape and mustering or safe meeting points.

Any combustible materials (paper, rags etc.) are cleared away on a regular basis and in a timely fashion.    No rubbish is burned onsite or in the vicinity of any buildings.  Any empty containers are removed from site responsibly and not allowed to accumulate.

All notices relating to smoking, baked lights, burning or welding are adhered to strictly. No hot works takes place without prior clearance and correct administration.

Appropriate first aid equipment is to be carried with 24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel and is to be readily available near to the place of work.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel comply with the requirements of the COSHH Regulations 1999. If any hazardous materials or substances are required to be used both the site representative and 24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks Head Office in Birmingham will be informed. 24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks will provide COSHH Assessment sheets where appropriate.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks undertake to store any materials falling into this category in the correct manner and in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.

All waste and empty containers identified under COSHH Regulations as hazardous must be removed from site and not be allowed to accumulate.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks verify that all plant and equipment brought onto site is of a sound and good mechanical construction. The equipment must be properly maintained and fit for purpose. All operatives must have had appropriate training and experience to use any such equipment as part of their role.

All plant and machinery is operated by persons able and authorised to use such equipment and it is not to be used by any unauthorised persons.

Any speed limits on site are to be observed and adhered to. Load limits are to adequate for the vehicle on site or in attendance.

All 24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel are to ensure that all signs and markings erected to warn of the risk of danger conform to the requirements of the (Safety & Signals Act 1996) Colours and designs in respect of the above must comply with the specifications of the relevant British Standards Council.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel must ensure that their site is kept to an acceptable standard at all times and in the event that they have to leave the site for any reason whatsoever to ensure it is left in a sound and acceptable condition and does not present any danger to the customer or the general public.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks may, in conjunction with the customer, carry out routine inspections to large installation sites to ensure that standards are maintained.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks confirm that all hand tools provided are suitable and appropriate. 24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks personnel undertake to carefully collect and return any tools to their correct storage location and that tools are to be counted out and back in.  They are not to be left on site for longer than necessary as required as an active part of a repair or installation.

24-7 Glass, Glazing & Locks will ensure that all powered abrasive tools and equipment are maintained in good order having the correct disc or wheels, fitted with guards or backing plates in accordance with the requirements of the provision and use of the work equipment Regulations 1998 and HSE.

Grinding wheels or abrasive discs shall only be fitted or changed by a competent person who has a certificate of training and competency.  Personnel will be provided with and required to wear approved eye protection in accordance with the personal protective equipment at work regulations 1998.

Where any work involves the handling of asbestos, personnel must conform at all times to the requirements of the Control Of Asbestos at Work Regulations 1987 and the relevant code of practice.

Under no circumstances are personnel to remove any asbestos when on