A wise investment… for your benefit
‘Best practice’ is how we have been managing our business processes at Kaizen for over 20 years – with kaizen being Japanese for continual improvement, you might expect this.
We believe it to be in our customers’ interests to know that Kaizen is a safe, dependable and responsible company – that all our staff are fully and properly trained for the tough and exacting work they do.
And having gained our industry’s top accreditations, we keep them up to date through regular auditing and continuous staff training.
The Kaizen Group is fully insured to utilise rope access methods within the work place – and, naturally, we follow a strict health and safety policy and always provide a detailed safety method statement with every contract.-
All our rope access technicians are trained to the highest standards in work and rescue techniques. We only employ trained technicians for contracts involving industrial abseiling.
The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) is a non-commercial scheme dedicated to completing health and safety pre-qualification assessments to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard by all CHAS buyers.
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access platforms. Successful trainees are awarded a PAL Card – the Powered Access Licence is a platform operator’s recognised proof of training.
ContractorPlus is a database of contractors who have been rigorously vetted to ensure that their health and safety systems, including health surveillance and screening processes, and their accident reporting and analysis are of the highest standards.
CSCS was set up to help the construction industry to improve quality and reduce accidents. A CSCS card is proof of occupational competence – but holders must have passed the ConstructionSkills Health and Safety test within the last two years.
Clients have a legal obligation to ensure that external contractors and service providers working on their premises operate in a safe way – the SafeContractor scheme assesses the health and safety competency of contractors and service providers.
The Oil & Gas Academy – is the industry’s focal point for skills, learning and workforce development. It is committed to developing and sustaining a safe, skilled and effective workforce now and in the future.
The Water Jetting Association (WJA) is the national body representing contractors and manufacturers of high pressure and ultra high pressure water jetting. All members must abide by the industry’s code of best and safest practice for high pressure water jetting.
- Public and employer liability The Kaizen Group has £10 million public and £10 million employer liability insurance, specific to rope access.
- BS7985: 2002 We comply with the British Standard Code of Practice for the use of rope access methods for industrial purposes.
- Risk assessments and method statements These are issued in detail with all contracts.
- First Aid – A trained first aider is appointed for every contract.