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Workforce



Workforce

J. Walker Brickwork Ltd., are committed to providing a skilled workforce to ensure that a quality product is delivered safely to our clients in a timely and cost-effective manner.

• On average we have a workforce of 110 operatives

• J. Walker Brickwork are fully compliant with the Construction Skills Certificate scheme

• We have a programme of site trade talks given by the NHBC

• Quality checks are carried out by our supervisors to achieve NHBC standards and specification

• We can offer a brick cleaning service within our package if required

• Our operatives are trained in the use of abrasive wheels

• Several operatives hold licenses to drive mechanical handling plant which we use
on some of our projects

• We carry out quarterly bricklaying gang assessments for quality, cleanliness, reliability and safety in their methods of working

We are currently working towards Investors in People and CHAS accreditation

 

 
 

The health and safety of our workforce and other people who may be affected by our actions are of prime importance to J.Walker Brickwork and we therefore have an ongoing training programme which encourages the health and safety awareness of all employees.

We list below some of the courses and procedures we have adopted in order to achieve our safety policy.

Management Training
• Site Management Safety Training Scheme 5 Day Course
• Health and Safety for Site Supervision 2 Day Course
• Directors Safety Awareness 1 Day Course
• First Aid 1 Day Course

On Site Training
• Scaffold Appreciation Course All supervisors
• Registered Fall Arrest Trainers
• Monthly Tool Box Safety Talks On specific subjects e.g. PPE, Manual Handling, Plant
• JWB Health and Safety Induction To all new starters