site safety signMinas Mina Buidling Construction remains committed to sustainable and responsible construction. We are aware that contractors need a pro-active approach to health and safety. Systems need to be easy to use, make sense to the end user and have short term and long term benefits. These basic factors will ensure compliance with legislation and, as importantly, reduce accidents, deaths and health risks.

Our HSE attitude

Production of risk assessments.
In order to plan work safely it is necessary to prepare Risk Assessments. Most companies activities are repetitive and generic Risk Assessments can be prepared outlining the hazards and the control measures necessary to reduce the risks. In many case we prepare site specific Risk Assessments or modify our existing risk assesments to reflect the actual site conditions. 

Production of construction phase health and safety plans.
Development and documentation a safety hazard control programmes and an environmental impact statements, respectively, for each of the significant hazards or impacts associated with the full range of activities in accordance to company policies and iternational of regional standards.

We prepare either the working document (prepared so as to ensure it is adequate to enable construction to start) or we prepare an outline document (a framework CPP).  The framework CPP enables a contractor to put in the relevant details to produce a site specific document. 

construction of steel structural framed structureAssessment of sub-contractors competence. Minas Mina always assess sub-contractors a conclude on their competence to undertake a specific work. This usually consists of the preparation of a relevant questionnaire which asks the contractor to provide information such as a copy of their health and safety policy and evidence of training, along with a couple of interactive scenarios that test the companies procedures and ability to undertake such paperwork as Method Statements and Risk Assessments. We can attend a sub-contractors premises to assess their health and safety procedures and to ensure that they meet with current legislation.  A list of recommendations is made following the visit. Our recommendations will clearly outline the areas a company should improve so that the contractor can be employed 'safely' on future construction projects.