Balguard place the highest priority with regards to the Health & Safety of our employees and all others affected by our works. The company’s safety motto “Home Safe Every Day” is displayed on all of our company workwear.
Our Site managers work with all stakeholders on site to ensure that they prepare thorough Risk Assessments and Method Statements covering all site operations.
Regular toolbox talks are given by our Managers to all employees with particular attention given to each project’s specific requirements.
Our Site Managers hold SMSTS certificates, Site Supervisors hold SSSTS certificates and all site personnel hold CITB SCSC cards. Ongoing training is given as a priority and always kept up to date.
We have a large skilled workforce which we continually invest in to ensure they meet the highest standards of workmanship.
We employ a team of Engineering Designers who are responsible for bringing your ideas and concepts to life. They can create manufacturing drawings, design specifications and prototypes where required.
Our fabrication and welding teams are all tested to comply with current UK and European standards and undergo regular training to maintain our CE mark.
Our site teams have fully equipped vehicles to carry out installations across the UK.
At Balguard Engineering we are continually striving to improve health and safety whilst ensuring compliance with the latest legislation.
We take pride in our reputation and hold a number of accreditations which support our business operations and ensure a consistent approach to the delivery of our quality and safety procedures.
We recognise the importance of gaining accreditations for our health & safety procedures enabling our customers to have peace of mind that they are employing a contractor that is reliable and trustworthy.
In order to demonstrate our commitment to maintaining health and safety standards, our independent health and safety advisors also make regular visits to monitor activities on site and at our factory.
We have gained independent accreditation to internationally recognised standards SMAS, CHAS and Achilles (Building Confidence Level 4).
We are committed to the health and safety of all our staff and they attend regular health and safety training. In addition, we ensure that all our site managers have attained CITB SMSTS status and site supervisors have CITB and SSSTS. All site personnel are CSCS/CPCS registered.
All our procedures and processes are assessed in accordance with current legislation to provide adequate control of the Health and Safety risks arising from our work activities. We also carry out regular site visits to monitor and ensure all employees are working in compliance with our Risk Assessments.
At Balguard we have been externally audited and certified compliant to BS EN 1090-2 which allows us to CE Mark our products.
We have a fleet of commercial vehicles delivering our products to customer sites throughout the UK. To be able to give customers confidence that this fleet is properly managed and maintained, we have had our fleet procedures accredited under the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme ‘FORS’.