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Health & Safety Regulations For Every Office Design & Build

The activities undertaken by Oaktree Interiors ltd as a Company is covered by the provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and its subordinate legislation (notably the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999) which requires health and safety to be managed effectively. Oaktree Interiors Ltd as a business recognises the importance of Health & Safety as an integral part of our business.

Therefore, it is the Company's firm resolve to ensure; so far as is reasonably practicable, the Health, Safety and Welfare at Work of all employees and people that may wish and use Oaktree Interiors Ltd premises, and all staff working on the site(s) of the company's clients, this will also extend to any member of the public and/or clients employees who may be affected by the work or undertakings of the Oaktree Interiors team. The duty will extend to include:

  • The provision of a safe place to work together with the maintenance and means of access and egress.
  • The provision of a working environment that is safe, healthy and adequate as regarding facilities and arrangements for welfare at work.
  • The provision and maintenance of safe plant; and safe systems of work.
  • Safe arrangements in connection with the use, handling, storage and transport of articles and substances.

To provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary so far as is reasonably practicable as to ensure the health and safety at work of all employees. To achieve the effective co-operation and involvement from employees in attaining our health and safety objectives by maintaining a methodology of continuous improvement within all aspects of the business.

To communicate and encourage all our clients to adopt health and safety as proactive management methodology. To co-operate or work in-conjunction with (where appropriate), any clients health and safety requirements, policies and practices. This policy will be maintained as a high profile document and will be subject to a bi-annual review or where major changes to our business operations affect its integrity.

Do I Need To Consider Building Regulations For My Office Fit Out?

As an approved contractor under the Local Council Partnership Scheme, we will handle all statutory approval applications on your behalf. This will ensure that all current legislation is adhered to for every office fit out and refurbishment.

Our vast experience in these matters, coupled with LABC (Local Authority Building Control) partnership and our mutually respected relationships with local authority officers, provides for a fast track approval process.

So, to remove any headaches or complications, Oaktree Interiors will take care of all the required documentation, approvals and compliance, including; HSE, CDM Health & Safety Compliance, Building Regulations (F10 and Change of Use), Planning Applications & Asbestos.

Reports, Equality Act (formally DDA) reviews & audits.

To find out more about Oaktree’s policies surrounding building rules and regulations, or our office fit out services please get in contact with us by emailing hello@oaktreeoffice.com or call 0845 474 3556.

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