Health & Safety is the cornerstone of all activities at A&H Construction & Developments plc. and we are proud to have been awarded ISO 18001:2007 status as part of our Integrated Mannagement System.
Our record on Health Safety and Environment matters enables us to build strong partnerships with Architects, Engineers, Clients, and other Contractors. Our efforts enable us to continue to provide the best possible service to all our valued clients with our Quality & Environmental Management procedures adding to our excellent standards.
The A&H Construction ethos of total safety awareness that is promoted throughout the Company encourages the development of best practices for Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental Management.
A&H has acted as Principal Contractor on large numbers of projects of varying sizes, complexity and design. We believe that our long record of successful projects combined with the extensive experience and training of our staff enables us to confidently submit ourselves as fully competent to carry out our duties under the CDM Regulations and others.
BSC International Safety Award for 8 years
We are always seeking to improve on our past performance and are proud to have won 8 International Safety Awards from The British Safety Council. This is a further demonstration of our commitment to continual development and improvement of our exceptional safety record. More....
We are a competent Principal Contractor
A&H has successfully fulfilled the role of Principal Contractor for over 35 years on large numbers of projects of varying sizes, complexity and design for many substantial and prestigious clients. We believe this enables us to confidently submit ourselves as fully competent to carry out any contract for which we tender and any Client can be assured that in choosing A&H Construction & Developments plc they can be sure of acting fully in accordance with the requirements of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007. More....
Training for the whole workforce
We believe that training is the foundation of our success. We have always worked to ensure that our workforce is fully trained and competent at every level with A&H employees completing over 1200 training days in the last few years. Every employee receives regular job-specific training and refresher instruction to help maintain our ability to carry out any project with confidence.
We continue to support local schools and colleges by providing work experience. We also have 3 Craft Apprentices and a Junior Surveyor undergoing training through the local Dudley, Sandwell and Stourbridge Colleges
We are working with Future Skills Dudley and the Brierley Hill Regeneration Partnership to provide 'on-site' training for trainees.
We are a member of CITB.
As members of the CITB our structured approach to training & developing construction skills is used to strengthen our experienced team of Managers, Site Agents and Operatives.
All our Construction Managers and Site Managers are CSCS Card holders, having completed The CITB Site Managers Safety Training Scheme.
One of our Site Managers has recently achieved his BSc(Hon) Degree in Construction Management
CSCS Card Status.
We have achieved CSCS Gold Standard with 94% of our operatives holding CSCS Cards and now are working towards 100% conformity in line with industry best practice
All of our site operatives are CSCS Card holders having completed the CSCS Health & Safety Test and appropriate craft and equipment training.
Construction Health & Safety Assessment Scheme
We are accredited under the Construction Health & Safety Assessment Scheme as confirmation that we meet their stringent standards in areas such as technical ability, employment equalities, insurance cover, environment and health and safety. Assessing contractors is usually a lengthy process, particularly when it comes to health and safety.
We are registered with Constructionline (No 4719) as part of our ongoing commitment to Industry Best Practice. Constructionline is the UK's register of pre-qualified local and national construction and construction-related suppliers.
A&H Construction is fully committed to the principles of The Considerate Constructors Scheme which is the national initiative, set up by the construction industry, to improve its image, and aims to encourage best practice beyond statutory requirements. The Scheme is concerned about any area of construction activity that may have a direct or indirect impact on the image of the industry as a whole with respect to the environment, the workforce and the general public.
All recent major projects have received the coveted Certificate of Compliance in all eight sections of the Scheme's Code of Considerate Practice and our York's Park development received a valued certificate of 'Performance Beyond Conformity'
Since the early days of involvement with the scheme we have achieved above average scores and continue to seek ways of pushing the principles forward and developing further improvements.
We have been awaded a Bronze Considerate Constructors Scheme 2013 National Site Award.
National House Builders Council
All our developments involving homes are built to the NHBC Standards.
Midlands Civil Engineering Training Group
We are an active member of this non-profitmaking organisation of like-minded companies who are interested in sharing best practice and accessing quality and cost-effective training. The group provides members with excellent levels of service to help them improve their business performance, productivity and profitability.