Umso Construction Company Health and Safety record are:
By an average of 7 big projects last year Umso Construction is proud of its record of having had NOT ONE major accident.
In real terms it means that we have 8.75 Million Man/hours without accident. (7 Projects, 10h/day, approx. average 500 employees, 250 working days / year).
Health and safety is one of our many corporate responsibilities that has to be acknowledged as of paramount importance. It is part of the total function embracing our many responsibilities. It is an important factor in our drive towards greater productivity and hence profitability.
Management will be appointed in terms of the applicable act Ref. OHS ACT (85 of 1993) and will assume responsibility for ensuring that the requirements of the act and regulations are complied with.
All levels of management will take an active role in the health and safety program, and where improvements can be made, it is the duty of the manager to implement such, with assistance of the Occupational Health and Safety Department.
Health and Safety is a condition of employment. Each employee must assume responsibility for working safely. At UMSO Construction health and safety is as important as production, quality and cost control.
Training is an essential element for safe workplaces and ongoing business. Health and Safety awareness does not come naturally – management must teach, motivate and sustain employee health and safety knowledge to eliminate injuries.