Health, Safety & Environmental


In accordance with its duty under Section 2(3) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and in fulfilling its obligations to both employees and the public who may be affected by its activities; the Directors of Invicta Building Services Limited have produced the following statement of policy in respect of health and safety.

It is our aim to achieve a working environment which is free of work-related accidents and ill-health and to this end we will pursue continuing improvements from year to year. We employ a Nebosh qualified Health and safety manager to oversee operations on site and at head Office.

We undertake to discharge our statutory duties by:

Identifying hazards in the workplace, assessing the risks related to them and
implementing appropriate preventative and protective measures.

Providing and maintaining safe work equipment.

Establishing and enforcing safe methods of work.

Recruiting and appointing personnel who have the skills, abilities and competence commensurate with their role and level of responsibility.

Ensuring that tasks given to employees are within their skills, knowledge an ability to perform.

Ensuring that technical competence is maintained through the provision of refresher training as appropriate.

Promoting awareness of health and safety and of good practice through the effective communications of relevant information.

Furnishing sufficient funds needed to meet these objectives.

All employees on their part are encouraged to contribute actively towards achieving a work environment that is free of accidents and ill health.

Our health and safety policy will be reviewed annually to monitor its effectiveness and to ensure that it reflects changing needs and circumstances.

This statement is to be read in conjunction with the responsibilities, arrangements, procedures and guidance that together form the health and safety policy for Invicta Building Services Limited.


The company’s Health & Safety policy is supplemented by an Environmental policy, which is reproduced here.

Invicta Building Services Limited is committed to the conservation and improvement of the environment and recognises its responsibility to manage and minimise the environmental impacts of our activities, products and services.

In order to achieve this Invicta Building Services Limited has set the following key objectives:

To identify the significant environmental impacts of our activities.

To develop suitable objectives, targets and management programmes, applying appropriate operational procedures to minimise our significant environmental impacts during normal, abnormal and emergency conditions.

Comply with relevant legislation, regulation and other requirements relating to our significant environmental impacts.

To prevent pollution minimise our inputs of utilities and resources and the outputs of emissions to the atmosphere, effluents to waters/sewers and wastes to disposal facilities; endeavouring to re-use, recover or recycle materials where practicable, or safe disposal where not.

Take into account the principles of sustainable development in conducting its administrative, commercial and social activities, using the procurement of materials from local, sustainable sources.

To ensure that environmental responsibilities are defined, communicated and understood at all levels within our organisation through the provision of appropriate training.

To ensure that suppliers and contractors understand the organisation Policy and assist them in developing appropriate systems and a responsible approach with regard to environmental issues.

To communicate co-operate and respond to the views if interested parties, including stakeholders, customers and the general public, on environmental issues, where this is practicable and likely to result in an overall improved environmental performance.

To strive for continual improvement in overall environmental performance.

These policies have been endorsed by Nick Gallagher, Managing Director and have the full support of the company’s senior management team. They are reviewed at least annually and updated, if necessary, following consultation with the company’s health and safety consultants.