Health & Safety

Health & Safety is at the forefront of every project that John Cradock Ltd undertake.  We invest heavily to ensure that our people and our systems are capable of delivering a best in class Health & Safety performance, regardless of the size or type of project.  All of our direct staff, and all of our specialist subcontractors are committed to implementing our award winning Health & Safety systems on site

Overview of Systems & Training

Our EHS Manager, Sinéad Shinkins, has responsibility for the development and implementation of the JCL Safety Management System.  Our Health and Safety policy is centred around the principle that

"We believe that our people are our greatest asset; and that, the wellbeing of those people is of the utmost importance so that they can enjoy life to the full and contribute to the overall performance of the company"

We consider every project on its own merits and tailor the Health & Safety plan to suit the specific challenges and requirements of the Client, the project and the site.  As a minimum, on every project:

  • Site Specific Health & Safety Plan
  • Site Specific Health & Safety Statement
  • Detailed Method Statements & Risk Assessments for all works elements
  • Safe System of Work Plans completed by Site Operatives for all tasks
  • Minimum monthly audits by EHS Manager

To enable our people to implement our systems to the full, and thus deliver the safest construction experience for our Clients we put substantial focus on training and development

  • All Site Managers have formal Health & Safety Training including CIF/IOSH Managing Safety in Construction, CSCS Signing, Lighting & Guarding, CSCS Location of Underground Services, Occupational First Aid
  • All operatives (whether direct or subcontractor staff) have as a minimum Safepass, Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels and the appropriate CSCS qualifications for the tasks they are asked to perform
  • All site operatives attend monthly tool box talks

Accreditations & Awards

Our Health & Safety Management System is

  • Registered to Safe-T-Cert (A grade since 2009)
  • Registered to OHSAS 18001 (by NSAI)
  • Recipient of NISO awards 2012 - 2015

Safety Statistics

We have worked, and continue to work tirelessly to promote Health & Safety within the company and to develop its standing as central to all that we do.  Continuous improvement of Health & Safety performance is always a key goal for JCL

Our Safety Statistics are available here