Health and safety

The health and safety of every person associated with our projects is always paramount and we pride ourselves on having one of the best industry reputations in terms of both performance and commitment. RemedX operates an integrated safety, health, environmental and quality management system (SHEQMS) certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

Health and safety strategies

  • Project-specific safety plans with appropriate risk assessments and safety procedures

  • A comprehensive underground services avoidance strategy, which includes reviewing location drawings, using specialist utility search/mapping contractors and employing vacuum excavation for access holes to 1.2 m

  • Police-approved off-road driving, defensive driving and fatigue-awareness programmes 

  • A no blame culture and a near-miss reporting strategy to ensure potentially unsafe actions and events are identified, dealt with and learned from

  • In-house access to health and safety professionals that can support our project personnel at a moment's notice

  • A health and safety programme with 34 unique policies and procedures

  • Comprehensive, auditable employee training specifically tailored to anticipate on-site hazards

  • A surveillance programme that ensures staff are fit and able to perform their prescribed duties

  • Rigorous assessment of subcontractors

  • Safety performance measurement system for every project

  • Working with clients to develop key performance indicators

 Training

We operate a comprehensive internal training programme that includes accreditation to safety schemes such as

  • Construction Site Certification Scheme: All RemedX personnel and a large proportion of our chartered geologists are accredited to this standard

  • National Grid Person and Competent Person Safety Training Scheme and the Basic Electrical Safety Scheme (BESC): All staff working on sub station sites hold these qualifications

  • HSG 47: A significant number of our staff have undertaken two-day HSG 47 training to reduce risks from underground utilities. Training included practical training on sub station underground cable detection

  • Petrol Forecourt Passport Training: All RemedX staff working for relevant BP Remediation Management, Shell UK Oil or Chevron Texaco projects hold up-to-date safety passports

 

RemedX is a design-led soil and groundwater remediation specialist. We can design, fabricate, install, operate and maintain in situ and ex situ remediation systems in-house using our own highly experienced personnel and much of our own equipment.

RemedX has been leading the field in remediation for over 15 years and has built up a large portfolio of diverse projects.

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