Construction industry: the HSE system, a reflection of the organization's performance?

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If quality of delivered build-work is a priority in the construction sector, problems related to health, safety and environment have never been more on the agenda.


Stakeholders, namely companies, prime contractors, insurance companies and administrations, are increasingly aware of the importance of proactive management and of health, safety and environmental standards in this sector.

Several issues are regularly raised:

> What are the benefits and stakes of an HSE organization for my construction company?

> What are the main environmental impacts and risks of accidents and occupational diseases in my activity? How to prevent them?

These central issues concern both management and staff. Indeed, a HSE system involves the continuous improvement of personnel safety and of environment protection.

Beyond this fundamental principle, the HSE approach aims in particular to:

  • Promote the reduction of accidents at work;
  • Improve working conditions;
  • Reduce activities' impacts on environment;
  • Improve regulatory compliance;
  • Have a responsible approach towards sustainable development;
  • Obtain certifications, external recognition in a competitive sector.

However appropriate management tools are necessary required to achieve these objectives. In particular, managers must be able to monitor compliance with regulatory requirements, increase staff safety through risk analysis, or analyze the causes of incidents that have not been prevented ...

Beyond the necessary involvement of management and the integration of the HSE system into the business project, these tools will make it possible to measure, monitor and implement necessary preventive or corrective actions. The performance of your company passes through this step ...

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