Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work
SM Morris is fully committed to its obligations under the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work Act 2005, and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006.
To this end, it is company policy that all technical staff involved in any aspect of project management will complete the “Managing Safety in Construction” course run by the CIF and accredited by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
In addition, with the introduction of the Dept. of Transport Traffic Signs Manual, Chapter 8 – Temporary Measures and Signs for Roadworks, 2006. As part of its ongoing commitment staff are being trained in the operation of new standards for traffic management for all surfacing & civil engineering contracts.
SM Morris is also engaged in a complete review and restructuring of its Safety Management Systems at present, the objective of which is enable the company to begin the process of acquiring ISO 14001 and Safe T Cert.
Independent safety consultants and traffic management consultants are employed on a project-by-project basis, as determined by the terms of contracts with particular clients.