• Evolve Facility Services eveolve-fs

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    Housing Sector Planned/Reactive Maintenance

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Health and Safety Policy
    • Risk Assessments (all Trades)
    • Operatives Training
    • Management System Monitoring
    • Construction Design and Management Consultancy

    The Challenge

    Evolve Facility Services Limited is based in Widnes in Cheshire. The Company is integrated with the Mersey South Division of Riverside.  Riverside are one of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK, providing support and affordable housing to people of all ages and circumstances.  The Company provides responsive repair and maintenance services.

    The MD Safety Management brief has been to assist in all levels of operations be it from maintenance divisions (planned and reactive) to construction project operations to ensure that Health and Safety Management is at the heart of the supply chain.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management ensured the development of a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy and a suite of Risk Assessments and Method Statements to cover all of the different trade areas comprising the Company operations such as Plumbing, Joinery, Gas, Electric, Glazing, Fencing, Roofing, Plastering, Brickwork, etc.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in expanding the Management System to include a Health and Safety Handbook for Employees and other documentation fulfilling the legal requirements for Information and as well as providing on-going specific Health and Safety Training for Working at Height, Manual Handling, Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) and Asbestos Awareness.

    In expanding our range of services we were able to assist in the Company's requirements to demonstrate their management of their operations over a number of areas including Environment and Construction Safety.

    MD Safety Management regularly assists the Company by supplying specific Construction Design and Management (CDM) consultancy services and project monitoring support with liaison with key players resulting in project-specific documentation.

    This includes documentation to assist in Project Inductions and the management of Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP) as well as Construction Health and Safety Plans for project lifecycles for their role as Principal Contractor under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

    Benefits

    The benefits generated by a properly documented Health and Safety Management System is only really effective coupled with targeted training which is supplied on a regular basis. 

    MD Safety Management provides multiple training services at Director, Management and Operative level.

  • Gunform International Ltd gunform

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    Specialist Sprayed Concrete Contractor

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Policy
    • Risk Assessment
    • Training
    • Management System Monitoring

    The Challenge

    The Company has over 35 years of worldwide specialist expertise in sprayed concrete applications, refractory engineering and the supply of "Gunite" and "Shotcrete" equipment.

    The Company approached MD Safety Management in 2000 with a requirement to formally document the Health and Safety systems they were already practicing.  The challenge was to identify a range of improvements to enable more effective compliance with their increasing client requirements to demonstrate competency.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management responded initially by looking at the Policy approach and Risk Control systems in place resulting in the development of a Health and Safety Policy and a suite of Risk Assessments and Method Statements.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in expanding the Management System to include a comprehensive Health and Safety Handbook for Employees and other documentation fulfilling the legal requirements for Information, Instruction and Training.

    In order to obtain favourable status for Pre-Qualification Processes or Tender List applications MD Safety Management assisted the Company in gaining accreditation to CHAS resulting in a much-increased order book and contracts with major clients.  Specific Audit support services included assisting in the process for Tata Steel and Link-Up accreditation (Link-Up Achilles is the UK Rail Supplier Qualification process).

    In expanding our range of services we were also able to assist in the Company's requirements to demonstrate their management of environmental impacts.  This resulted in the development of an environmental strategy including an Environment Policy.

    As the Company works with a large range of Hazardous Substances the safety of its Employees is paramount.  MD Safety Management undertook an inventory of Substances and produced detailed COSHH Assessments to comply with demanding Legislation.  Coupled with this was the development of a programme of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Training.  This has led, in turn, to the development of a Competence Management Policy (CMP) demonstrating the Company's commitment to investing in Employee Training.

    Monitoring

    Ensuring that the risks arising out of Health and Safety are effectively managed can only be achieved by effective monitoring of the arrangements in place.

    MD Safety Management has now inspected a wide variety of large projects for the Company including those for major road and civil engineering works, rail infrastructure development, airport expansion plans, harbour defence systems and oil refinery environmental risk control systems.

  • Laycock Mechanical Services Ltd laycock-mechanical

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    Commercial Heating, Ventilation and Plumbing Services

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Health and Safety Policy.
    • Risk Assessments.
    • Operatives Training.
    • Construction Design and Management Consultancy.

    The Challenge

    Laycock Mechanical Services Ltd is based in Aigburth in Liverpool.  Long established the Company provides specialised and professional services to the construction industry including services such as, but not limited to:

    • Gas appliance installations.
    • General plumbing installations.
    • Solar hot water system installations.

    Their commitment to Quality and Health and Safety has enabled the company to evolve into one of the North West’s leading Heating, Ventilation and Plumbing Contractors.

    Since 2002 the MD Safety Management brief has been to assist in all levels of operations be it from maintenance operations (planned and reactive) to construction project operations to ensure that Health and Safety Management is key to their comprehensive service.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management ensured the development of a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy and a suite of Risk Assessments and Method Statements to cover all of the different  areas comprising the Company operations.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in expanding the Management System to include a Health and Safety Handbook for Employees and other documentation fulfilling the legal requirements for Information and as well as providing on-going specific Health and Safety Training for Asbestos Awareness and Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Fit Test Training.

    In expanding our range of services we were able to assist in the Company's requirements to demonstrate their management of their operations over a number of areas including Environment and Construction Safety.

    MD Safety Management regularly assists the Company by supplying project-specific documentation and assisting in the pre-qualification processes for procurement and tendering processes (e.g. CHAS, Constructionline).

    The Company works for high profile developers in the UK such as Wates Living Space, Keepmoat, Mellwood Construction, Cruden Construction, G&J Seddon, Ocon and Forrest amongst others.

    Benefits

    The benefits generated by a properly documented Health and Safety Management System has been demonstrated by multiple contract wins, a determined reduction in accidents and quality and efficiency improvements.

  • Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors malcolm-hughes

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    Chartered Land Surveyors

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Health and Safety Policy.
    • Risk Assessments.
    • Method Statements.
    • Health and Safety Training.

    The Challenge

    Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors is based in Manchester in England and Livingston in Scotland. The Company is one of the largest owner-managed multi-disciplinary land survey businesses in the UK and operate throughout the UK and Ireland with 21 field survey teams and a dedicated 14 strong CAD office.

    The MD Safety Management brief has been to assist in the production and updating of documentation comprising the Health and Safety Management system.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management ensured the development of a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy and Risk Assessments and Method Statements to cover their Surveying operations.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in the provision of annual Health and Safety Training for Surveyors and Management.  Providing bespoke Health and Safety Training has enabled an investigation into specific issues that demand Employee awareness and also management control.  For example, recent training has included topics such as lone working and driver fatigue – currently major issues for the surveying industry across the UK.

    In expanding our range of services we have been able to assist in the Company's requirements to enable an on-going appreciation of the changing nature of both workplace hazards and also good practices in turn demonstrating a competence management system for Clients.

    Benefits

    The benefits generated by a properly documented Health and Safety Management System is only really effective coupled with targeted training which is supplied on a regular basis and Malcolm Hughes Land Surveyors have a positive understanding of the multiple benefits enabled by the provision of regular training.

  • O.P. Building Maintenance Services Ltd opbms

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    Building Maintenance Services

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Policy.
    • Risk Assessment.
    • Training.
    • Management System Monitoring.
    • Construction Design and Management Consultancy.

    The Challenge

    The Company, based in Warrington in Cheshire, is a leading provider of responsive and planned maintenance services to major social housing organisations in the North West.   This also includes multiple repairs and maintenance and extensive housing refurbishment projects for multiple housing stocks.

    The Company approached MD Safety Management in 2005 needing to document their Health and Safety Management System and identify additional requirements.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management responded initially by looking at the Policy and Risk Control systems in place resulting in the development of a new Health and Safety Policy and a suite of Risk Assessments.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in expanding the Management System to include a Health and Safety Handbook for Employees and other documentation fulfilling the legal requirements for Information, Instruction and Training.  In order to obtain favourable status for Pre-Qualification Processes or Tender List applications MD Safety Management assisted the Company in completing large Housing Association applications resulting in multiple contract wins.

    In expanding our range of services we were able to assist in the Company's requirements to demonstrate their management of their operations over a number of areas including Environment and Construction Safety.

    MD Safety Management regularly assists in supplying specific Construction Design and Management (CDM) services and project monitoring support with liaison with key players resulting in project-specific documentation.

    The benefits generated by a properly documented Health and Safety Management System is only really effective coupled with targeted training.   MD Safety Management has provided multiple training services at Director, Management and Operative level.

    Software Integration

    Using our status as Trusted Health and Safety Advisor, MD Safety Management also worked with Adept4 Software in identifying the need to develop a more effective administration system for their reactive maintenance division.

    The resulting Job Management System (JMS) is a single application that allows for Sites and Purchase Orders to be administered in a multi-user environment.  Functionality includes the ability to import Purchase Orders from housing organisations in different file formats, the processing of those Orders through their life-cycle and the creation of management reports such as the production of Job Sheets for on-site workers and Job Tracking.

    The result is a much improved business flow with efficiencies leading to a more effective business strategy allowing the demanding criteria of client Service Level Agreement (SLAs) to be met.

  • Underground Services UK Ltd underground-surveys

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    Specialist CCTV Drain Surveys and Inspection Services

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Health and Safety Policy.
    • Risk Assessments (all Trades).
    • Operatives Training.
    • Management System Monitoring.
    • Construction Design and Management Consultancy.

    The Challenge

    Evolve Facility Services Limited is based in Warrington in Cheshire.  The Company provides CCTV Drain Surveys and Inspection services with nationwide coverage, 365 days per year.

    Using the latest technologies, the Company regarded as being one of the most experienced and qualified companies within the drainage industry.

    The MD Safety Management brief has been to assist in all levels of operations to develop and promote a sensible Health and Safety Management that is effective for the Company but also demonstrable to major Clients such as United Utilities, Carillion, Environment Agency, Welsh Water and Interserve to name but a few.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management ensured the development of a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy and a suite of Risk Assessments (Operations, COSHH, Environment, Manual Handling).

    On-going consultancy has resulted in the development of specific Policies (Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Equality, Substance Misuse) as well as Safe Operating Procedures and a Health, Safety and Environment Manual for Employees.

    MD Safety Management regularly assists the Company by supplying specific construction-based consultancy services and project documentation support.

    With a long working relationship MD Safety has been able to build a comprehensive system over time at a cost and pace that is commensurate with Company operations.  This has enabled a good understanding of the requirements at all levels resulting in effective implementation.

    Benefits

    Our on-going relationship allows us to identify additional requirements (e.g. Asbestos Awareness Training) to be implemented for Operatives.

    MD Safety Management has also worked with our partner organisation (Clarity Healthcare) in developing a Substance Misuse Policy and Occupational Health Strategy to ensure that on-going monitoring of Employee health is undertaken and can be demonstrated to Clients who are involved in safety critical operations.

  • Trinity Renovations trinity-renovations

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    Housing Sector Planned/Reactive Maintenance

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Health and Safety Policy.
    • Policies (Multiple Business Operations).
    • Operatives Training.
    • Management System Monitoring.
    • Construction Design and Management Consultancy.

    The Challenge

    Trinity Renovations is based in Lymm near Warrington in Cheshire and specialises in renovation and conservation of listed, historic and period properties, for both commercial and private clients.

    The MD Safety Management brief has been to assist in developing an effective Health and Safety Management system starting with a suite of documents backed up by monitoring and training services.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management ensured the development of a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy and a suite of other business Policies (Environment, Equality, Contractor Control, Complaints, Quality) as well as Risk Assessments and Method Statements.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in topics based Tool Box Talk Training for Operatives as well as specific Asbestos Awareness training.

    MD Safety Management regularly assists the Company by supplying specific Construction Design and Management (CDM) consultancy services and project monitoring support with liaison with key players resulting in project-specific documentation.

    This includes monitoring services by way of announced and unannounced site inspections to ensure that the standards enshrined by the Company are being followed by Employees and Contractors.

    This comprehensive approach has enabled the Company to attain qualification which the CHAS and Constructionline pre-qualification and procurement schemes which assists in achieving preferred Contractor status for major Clients such as United Utilities.

    Benefits

    The benefits generated by a properly documented Health and Safety Management System is only really effective coupled with targeted training which is supplied on a regular basis.

    MD Safety Management now provides multiple training services at Director, Management and Operative level.

  • LPC Living

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    Specialist Urban Regeneration Developer

    Multiple Consultancy services provided:

    • Health and Safety Inspections.
    • Fire Risk Assessments.
    • Fire Safety Training.

    The Challenge

    LPC Living is based in Salford, Greater Manchester and specialises in urban regeneration with 1,300 homes built to date. The company is owned by global investor the Pervaiz Naviede Family Trust

    The MD Safety Management brief has been to assist in developing an effective approach for managing fire risk at properties managed by the Company. Often these are properties in multiple occupation and present varied challenges presented by the often unique characteristics of the properties.

    On-going Management Services

    MD Safety Management has undertaken detailed Health and Safety Inspections and Fire Risk Assessments for numerous properties in the LPC portfolio in locations across the UK including Merseyside, Lancashire, Humberside, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Greater Manchester.

    On-going consultancy has resulted in Fire Safety Training for managers and duty holders for managed properties.

    Benefits

    The benefits created by undertaking suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessments is the generation of specific Action Plans which inform the management system for each property.


    MD Safety Management now provides multiple services for the ever-expanding Company portfolio.

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