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Once a project has been secured, we follow a 5-step procedure to ensure the works are undertaken in a safe and responsible manner.

Identifying the Risk

  • A desktop study is undertaken reviewing drawings and using all available pre-construction information.
  • Site visits are undertaken to review the site conditions and location.

Mitigate the Risk

  • Site and task specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS) are produced that identifies the safe systems of work.
  • A risk register is compiled

Communication/ Implementation

  • A site induction is undertaken for all personnel on the site where the risk and safe systems of work are explained.
  • Daily briefings by the site manager to run through the upcoming tasks.
  • Toolbox talks are undertaken to review and alert the workforce to any specific hazards and risks.


  • Construction sites are not static- and neither is the Health and Safety. As the project develops and the risk changes, the safe systems of work are constantly reviewed and adapted.
  • Our Health and Safety Manager conducts regular audits throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • These audits are now paperless, the clipboard and paper has been retired and a tablet is now used with bespoke auditing software to suit our types of work and produce a report.


  • We share the results of these audits with our clients and other relevant parties.
  • They are also reviewed internally to ensure the safest system of works are being employed.
  • Only reporting honestly on our own performance can we learn and improve, allowing us to continually develop our Health and Safety process.
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Ovenden Allworks are committed to keeping Health and Safety at the heart of what we do.

This means maintaining the safety of our workforce, subcontractors, suppliers, members of the public and the environment always.

Ovenden Allworks has our own, dedicated in-house, Health and Safety Manager who is responsible for implementing our Health and Safety systems, ensuring our Health and policy is adhered to.

CECA South Members
Kent County Council approved section 278 contractor


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Ovenden Allworks is a member of Constructionline and are Acclaim Health and Safety certified.

We are members of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association.

We are a Section 278 approved contractor for Kent County Council.

We also have ISO 14001(Environmental certification), ISO 9001 (Quality Assurance).

As a minimum, all employees must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). We have provided all our workforce with full hi-visibility workwear, which consists of hi-visibility trousers and hi-visibility long sleeved polo shirts, plus all-in-one hard hats which include retractable safety glasses as well as ear defenders.

All tasks are undertaken by competent operatives who have completed the correct training. The training in monitored by a live ‘Training Matrix’, which is used to ensure the correct personnel are deployed to the projects that require specific capabilities.

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