HEALTH AND SAFETY
The health and safety of everyone involved in and affected by our work activity is a fundamental priority for the management team at Gaeltec.
We are fully committed to our health and safety management systems which eliminate, reduce and control risk, raise safety awareness and achieve our goal of “Zero Injuries”.
Our management commitment and investment to health and safety incentives has been rewarded by fewer injuries and industry recognition in several countries. With this emphasis we are focusing on reporting near misses and engaging with operatives to involve them in understanding and managing risks on site.
Gaeltec pride ourselves in being an environmentally conscientious company.
We are committed to our responsibility in preserving the environment by managing and controlling our activities in order to reduce the risk of pollution, energy use, water, waste, materials, nuisance to neighbours/communities, wildlife and ecosystems.
Our commitment to the implementation of a waste segregation programme has been successful demonstrating a 20% increase in 2011 when compared with the previous year.
The company has recently initiated the certification process with CEMARS under the ISO 14064-1 standard for Carbon Emissions Reduction Scheme.
We at Gaeltec believe that the quality of our work represents the philosophy and culture of the organisation.
Our robust quality processes provides the framework and principles to which we work ensuring that we achieve the requirements of our clients by delivering high standards and service excellence.
Gaeltec’s compliance with ISO 9001:2008 ensures that we take a process-oriented approach during the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the quality management systems we use to meet our customer’s exact requirements.
Gaeltec assures the compliance with all current legislation, regulation and any other requirements applicable to their activities.
Gaeltec is extremely aware of its social and corporate responsibility role and its importance.
We interact with various bodies and committees to promote renewable energy and alternative methods of transport, such as electric transportation and E-cars.
We also participate in public events, fundraising, charity sponsorship, whilst offering time to primary and secondary schools to raise awareness and educate students on renewable energy and how each and every one of us can play a role in saving the environment.
Gaeltec considers the social responsibility within the company to be a very important function.