Health and Safety

The Health & Safety of everyone on our sites is paramount. Our continued investment has resulted in:
  • ISO 45001:2018 accredited health and safety management system
  • 73% reduction in overall accident book entries between 2017 and 2020
  • 75% reduction in near misses between 2017 and 2020
  • Following 16 consecutive Gold Medal Awards, we were awarded a second consecutive Order of Distinction from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in 2022
Clark Contracts prides itself in developing a sustainable health and safety culture which can demonstrate year on year improvements in performance and accident reduction.
Our Project Teams are required to hold the following mandatory training:
  • SMSTS - Site Management Safety Training Scheme.
  • CSCS – Construction Skills Certification Scheme.
  • First Aid at Work - on larger projects we will often have multiple first aiders who will be drawn from site management, operatives and subcontractors, Clark Contracts currently have 65 trained first aiders in the company.
  • Scaffold Inspection - our project teams are trained to inspect standard scaffolding.
  • PASMA - to ensure the safe erection/ dismantling of tower scaffolds.
  • Asbestos Awareness - all management, operatives and subcontractors will require to be trained where asbestos is present on site; all asbestos removal contractors will either have operatives trained to remove licensed or non-licensed materials.
  • Work at Height Awareness - general internal training on work at height.
  • Risk Management - general internal training on compliance with the risk assessment process.
  • Temporary Works Co-ordinator – All Site Managers are qualified Temporary Works Co-ordinators through CITB training, allowing them to manage the temporary works process on all projects.


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