Health and Safety Policy


At Solo Timber Frame, we recognise the importance of health and safety in construction. Working in construction is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world due to the countless risks and hazards present on building sites. We are committed to maintaining a safe work environment for all employees, subcontractors, and the public.

Commitment and Values

Safety Commitment: Solo Timber Frame is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of health and safety across all our operations. Our commitment is rooted in the core values of integrity, responsibility, and the well-being of our workforce and the community. Risk Awareness: We acknowledge the various risks associated with construction, including working from heights, handling heavy loads, operating dangerous machinery, and exposure to hazardous substances and materials.


Designated Roles: Responsibility for health and safety is shared across all levels of our organisation. Managers and supervisors are tasked with implementing and monitoring health and safety practices, while all employees are expected to adhere to these protocols. Employee Involvement: Employees are encouraged to participate actively in health and safety initiatives, reporting potential hazards and contributing to a safer work environment.

Risk Management

Risk Assessments: We conduct thorough risk assessments to identify, assess, and mitigate health and safety risks on our construction sites. This ongoing process ensures we remain compliant with evolving legislation. Preventative Measures: Our risk assessments shape the procedures and precautions we implement to reduce the risk of injury and illness, such as falls, manual handling incidents, and exposure to hazardous materials.

Training and Awareness

Health and Safety Training: We provide comprehensive health and safety training to all employees and subcontractors, ensuring they are aware of the risks and know how to report and manage potential hazards. Induction Programs: New employees undergo a site health and safety induction to familiarise them with our policies and procedures. This induction is an opportunity to integrate them into our safety culture and strategy.

Incident Reporting and Investigation

Reporting Mechanisms: We have established clear procedures for reporting health and safety incidents and near-misses. This process is communicated to all workers to encourage prompt reporting and effective risk management. Investigations: Reported incidents are thoroughly investigated to identify root causes and implement measures to prevent recurrence.

Emergency Procedures

Emergency Preparedness: We have robust emergency procedures in place for incidents such as fires, accidents, and other emergencies. Regular drills and training ensure all staff are familiar with these procedures and can respond effectively. Communication: Effective communication is crucial in emergencies. Our protocols ensure that information is relayed quickly and accurately to all relevant parties.

Compliance and Continuous Improvement

Regulatory Compliance: Solo Timber Frame ensures compliance with all relevant health and safety regulations and standards. We stay informed about legislative changes and implement them promptly. Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously monitoring and improving our health and safety practices. Regular reviews and updates to our policies help us maintain a safe work environment and adapt to new challenges.


Solo Timber Frame is dedicated to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for all employees, subcontractors, and the public. By prioritising health and safety, we aim to minimise risks and ensure the well-being of everyone involved in our projects. We invite all staff, suppliers, and clients to join us in this commitment to safety excellence.