Buttimer Engineering are now registered applicants for the Safe-T-Cert construction industry safety accreditation for Irish contractors. The certificate is audited and awarded jointly by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and the Construction Employers Federation (CEF), and is the industry standard in proper safety proceedures, training and site management. Buttimer belive it will meet the required high standard of safety protocol, has applied and is hoping to be audited and awarded the certificate later in 2015.
The scheme is described:
SafeTCert is a certification scheme designed for certifying the Safety Management Systems of contractors working in the construction industry. The Scheme’s objective is to improve health and safety management by providing objective standards and certifying those contractors whose safety management systems have been assessed, and can demonstrate that they;
- Meet the basic requirements for training and competence
- Implement an occupational health and safety management system which meets the requirements of SafeTCert standard – incorporating continual improvements
- Address relevant national legislation