Health & Safety

Our Health & Safety culture is integrated into every step of our business and is overseen by our internal SHEQ manager.

safety: no compromise

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A2O have a dedicated SHEQ manager who visits all sites on a regular basis to check for policy and quality compliance. SHEQ is Safety & Health, Environmental & Quality checks.

The SHEQ Manager is supported by H&S Consultancy HAVIO and his duties include:

  • To manage Company Standards
  • To manage Project Safety Planning
  • To manage Quality
  • To ensure we meet the BRE standard LPS 1531 for fire barrier installation.
A2O Health & Safety Policy 2021

Prescribed company standards maintained at every level

  • Both Subcontractor and Consultant Qualifications are checked on appointment and reviewed regularly to flag refresher training.
  • Compliance and Accreditations are updated, renewed, and re-audited annually.
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Project Safety Planning minimises risk 

  • The SHEQ Manager creates the Project Safety Plan and reviews the RAMS & COSHH.
  • The Estimating Team advise on safest install methods and risk mitigation. Where applicable, they build recommendations into the tender.
  • The Design Team address any H&S issues for access, buildability, cleaning and maintenance.


  • Monthly H&S audits and Incident Management are carried out by the SHEQ Manager
  • A Site-Set-Up Audit is carried out by the Operations Director to ensure safety is taken care from Day One.
  • Tablet-based, auto-filed Weekly Returns are completed by Site Managers e.g. Site Diary, Site Induction, Plant & Ground Checks.
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