Our Health & Safety and Environmental Policy are detailed, confirming our commitment to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.


Building and Engineering Services Association


Health & Safety

It is the policy of B&F Mechanical Services Ltd, to conduct its activities with due regard for the health, safety and welfare of its employees, contractors, clients, visitors, members of the public and the environment. B&F recognises that obligations in relation to Health, Safety and Welfare are owed wherever the company’s activities are carried out, including offices, construction sites and whilst travelling in company vehicles. All obligations in relation to health, safety and welfare are taken seriously by the company and to this extent, assessment of risks to health, safety and welfare of everyone directly affected by the company’s activities is a priority as reflected in this policy. The purpose of the policy is to promote a pro-active approach in the prevention of accidents, ill health, dangerous occurrences and damage to the workplace. This will be achieved, as far as is reasonably practicable, by the identification of hazards, the elimination of foreseeable risk and the management of residual risk, thus providing safe plant and equipment together with systems of work and compliance with all relevant Statutory Acts, Regulations and Codes of Practice.

The co-operation of those employed by the company in ensuring the Policy is effective and the responsibility of each individual to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself/herself and those who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions at work are legal obligations under Sections 7 and 8 of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. The company insists that these obligations are met by all personnel employed, either directly or indirectly by B&F Mechanical Services Ltd. Any breach of any aspect of the company’s Health & Safety Policy will be regarded as a serious breach of these obligations.

The Company recognises that the provision of adequate financial resources, information training and supervision is essential to ensure that all managers and employees are properly able to discharge their responsibilities under this Policy.

Mr Keith Robinson is appointed as the person responsible for the co-ordination of Health, Safety and Welfare matters on behalf of the company and will ensure the policy of the company is implemented through the normal company Health & Safety channels. Specific duties may be devolved to other persons within the management team in order that the policy is effectively implemented.

B&F will consult with employees with respect to Health, Safety and Welfare in accordance with statutory requirements to ensure that all necessary measures are taken to make this policy effective.



B&F Mechanical Services Ltd. operates within the building services sector installing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, chilled water, domestic, natural gas, compressed air and food processing installations.

We operate from the above premises with our operatives (approximately 30) travelling directly to their respective sites from home. All material deliveries, fabrication, installation works etc. are completed on site away from the office premises.

As an organization, together with our employees we recognize that we have a legal and moral responsibility to protect our environment. We are committed to legal compliance, continual improvement and prevention of pollution.

In particular, we will:

    1. All employees will be notified and trained in the storage, handling, utilisation and disposal of hazardous products via COSHH assessment at the commencement of each new contract.
    2. We, together with all sub-contractors utilised for the handling/installation of refrigerant systems will comply with the stipulations detailed within the REFCOM criteria.
    3. We will recycle office based paper products, plastic products and compost waste from the office grounds.
    4. The majority of the materials utilised by ourselves on site are metal. As such, where volumes dictate designated scrap skips for metal will be utilised. Where smaller quantities are involved, they are to be removed from site and disposed of via recycling facilities.
    5. Where recycling is not possible, we shall comply with the statutory requirements with regards waste disposal.

With the threat of pollution and environmental disturbance in mind, we will continually examine, monitor and consider all our activities to ensure that we provide quality service without detriment to the Environment.