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    Monday 11th September 2017

    Press Release – RoSPA Award
    Waitings Ltd picks up a prestigious RoSPA Award   Waitings Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017.   The company, based in PENRITH, achieved the Merit award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).   They will be presented with the […]

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    Tuesday 18th October 2016

    End of the season for Keith … till next year!
      Keith Farmer has performed miracles on the Quay Garage Racing Honda. Winning two races and claiming a string of podiums, equaling an excellent season for our Waitings rider. Keith commented ‘It would have been really nice to end season on a high with a win but it wasn’t to be. We secured 3rd in championship, […]

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    Tuesday 18th October 2016

    Jen -The Pink Digger’s latest post
    Read Jen’s latest post on her blog

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    Monday 3rd October 2016

    New project – New partnership
    We have just completed our first project for Eric Wright Civil Engineering Group. Working at the River Derwent in Cockermouth we were tasked with flood relief work, clearing over 2000 metres of gravel deposits, and clearing the outfall from the treatment works. The work was completed swiftly and we were all thanked by the client […]

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    Tuesday 20th September 2016

    Two new local projects started
    Two new local projects have been started and both helping with the flood relief work and repairing some of the damage from December 2015. Sockbridge Mill, Penrith and Patterdale works both feature on our projects page and have some great photography depicting some of the work being undertaken. Have a look at our projects page for […]

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  • Corporate Responsibility

    Business Conduct

    As a business we focus on maintaining a strong and competent service, treating clients as mutual partners and working with sub-contractors, suppliers and our workforce fairly and ethically. Waitings reputation dictates a high level of quality, robust management systems and safe working environments. It is our goal to safely complete all projects on time, within budget and to the required quality.

     

    Health, Safety and Welfare

    We are committed to planning and executing all operations in a manner that safeguards the health, safety and welfare of all employees, supply chain, clients, and the public. Waitings advocate a behavioral safety and worker engagement approach to HSW. A change in safety culture through training seminars and incentive schemes results in every worker becoming responsible for HSW in the workplace.

    All our employees work in accordance with our Integrated Management System that is accredited. This provides clear guidance and instruction to our site teams and ensures that they follow the requirements of legislation and best practice.

    We are experienced Principal Contractor and fully understand our responsibilities under the Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations 2015. Our skilled Site Mangers hold a minimum of SMSTS certification and take ownership of a site and the regulations pertaining, whilst our experienced and highly qualified HSQE (Health, Safety,Quality & Environment) department is dedicated to improving all areas within our business.

    We continuously monitor work at all levels to maintain our accreditations, improve the business and strive to become an ‘injury free workplace’.

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    Environmental

    Although our work involves improving the environment, we also acknowledge that our operations have a direct impact upon the environment.  All significant corporate and project environmental issues are identified in order to respond sensitively and sensibly to the interface of our works and the surroundings.

    All our employees work in accordance with our Integrated Management System. This provides clear guidance and instruction to our site teams and ensures that they follow the requirements of legislation and best practice.

    All our staff receive regular Environmental Training to ensure the environmental effects of our works is negligible.

    We continually look at ways of reducing the impact we have on the environment as a result of our business operations.  Through innovation and a proactive attitude we aim to achieve our following objectives, our results are annually recorded and monitored through our KPI’s:-

    • Reduce the amount of waste taken to landfill
    • Increase the amount of recycled material
    • Reduce our energy usage
    • Reduce our water usage
    • Maintain the use of fleet using bio-degradable oils
    • Maintain zero environmental incident rates
    • Retain accreditations
    • Maintain zero prosecutions

     

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    Quality

    We acknowledge that we are judged by the quality of our work and the need for services endorsed with certification. Therefore our Integrated Management System has been regularly and rigorously assessed by a UKAS accredited assessor and has been certified as complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, the international standard for quality management.

    We believe in communicating the quality policy, procedures and objectives to all employees, giving individual responsibilities and accountability of the system. Our end goal is to ‘exceed the expected’.

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    Community Engagement

     We are fully committed to adding value to the communities within which we work. We endeavour to register our sites with Considerate Constructors and we strive to excel the required level of compliance. Being a good neighbour means we actively interact with community groups and support educational initiatives. We foster local business relationships through sourcing local labour, equipment and materials where possible and will continue to champion community engagement throughout the industry.

     

    Supply Chain Management

    Waitings only employ suppliers and sub-contractors whose ethics and values are aligned to that of our own. We will maintain strong working relationships and standards by consistently meeting agreed payment terms and evaluating services provided. Early engagement of each project management team and suppliers guarantee clients that we operate with a common goal and a shared vision from the onset.

     

    Sustainability

    Waitings strive toward finding new opportunities to work with clients and specialists in the development of pioneering and sustainable design within construction and management.

     

    Client Satisfaction

    Through excellent planning, employing quality people, and a commitment to innovation and value engineering we understand, meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our clients and stakeholders. Our dedicated team will ensure all clients are supported through to completion and beyond.

     

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