News related to: Health And Safety

Site Management Safety a Priority

Gelder Group is proud to announce that its staff have successfully completed training on the JMAC Decking system. This milestone represents a significant step forward in enhancing efficiency and safety on construction sites. The JMAC Decking system is renowned for its simplicity and effectiveness. By eliminating the need for scaffolders, the system speeds up work, […]

Gelder Group receives Highly Commended at UKATA Awards

Gelder Group was named Highly Commended in the Workforce Development Award category at the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) Excellence Awards hosted by Olympic Athlete Kriss Akabusi, during the glittering ceremony at The Radisson Blu, East Midlands Airport Hotel Friday 7 July 2023. David Ternent, Health & Safety Manager Commented: We are delighted to receive […]

H&S Advisor awarded NEBOSH Certificate

Luke Jackson, who was appointed Health & Safety Advisor in July has successfully completed his Level 3 NEBOSH qualification in Health & Safety for Construction. Luke works alongside David Ternent our Heath & Safety Manager who is in charge of the safety, health environment, and quality assurance co-ordinating work systems to ensure that working conditions […]

David Ternent appointed as the New Health & Safety Officer

Gelder Group welcome Dave Ternent to the company as the new in-house Health & Safety Advisor. David is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) and has a strong background in managing Health & Safety in construction. On the appointment Joe Allmond, Commercial Manager commented: We already have a very […]

Defibrillator Kit Installed in Head Office

If the last 18 months have taught us anything, it is that anything can happen. With this in mind, the group have invested in a Defibrillator kit which has been installed at our main reception. The kit is so easy to use that no pre-training is required and while we hope it’s never called upon, […]

Insurance Department get ahead of the competition in training

A total of 24 staff, managers and surveyors, within the Insurance Department have successfully completed a UKATA accredited asbestos course, which focused on both awareness and sampling. This bespoke course was delivered by industry leader Eddie Strong and his team from Ferncroft Environmental. Head of Insurance, Louisa Sharpe, commented: A fabulous course, tailored to our […]

Gelder Group attain SafeHire Certificate

Gelder Group has recently been audited by The Hire Association Europe to gain SafeHire accreditation. To gain the accreditation, we had to show evidence that we operate to very high standards in Health & Safety, procedures and processes, and maintain equipment to a high standard. We are very pleased to announce that after three months […]

ISO Success for Major Contracts

Major Contracts has again passed a successful ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management), 14001:2004 (Environmental Management) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Health and Safety) audit. The 2 day audit put Sleaford Fire Station through its paces as well as the Operations Team. Although it was successful there is always room for improvement, so from June 2017 we start the […]

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