Health & Safety

Dobson UK is dedicated to promoting best practices and ensure that our employees, contractors, visitors, and members of the public health and safety is considered at all times. Our commitment to quality and professionalism has been recognised by the numerous accreditations' we hold.

Our employees are trained in:

  • CSCS - Construction skills certification scheme
  • SSSTS – Site supervisors training scheme citb
  • NPTC – Arbocultural Forestry and Related Machinery Operations
  • PA1, PA2 & PA6 – Pesticides application lantra
  • LANTRA - Chainsaw handling and felling of trees
    - Bruscutters/ Trimmers – Maintenance and Operation
    - Specialised Plant and Machinery Operations
  • Diploma in Landscaping and Horticulture
  • Talunex Rabbit/ Mole control
  • Emergency First Aid at Work

Our Health and Safety advisors are Stallard Kane Associates Ltd

Accreditations

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BACCS and Amenity Assured
Overview
Holding BACCS accreditation is the minimum qualification expected of companies applying herbicide to highway areas, demonstrating that they are regularly audited on the safety of their operations. Our Amenity weed control is BACCS compliant, and we have also received Amenity Assured status, demonstrating our additional commitment to training and professional standards.
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BASIS
Overview
Under the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986, technical information on pesticide application and storage must be provided by a qualified, BASIS registered advisor. We have our own in-house BASIS advisor, with a network of Nomix BASIS advisors located throughout the UK. Our storage facility is overseen by a BASIS registered storekeeper, and approved annually by BASIS.
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CHAS
Overview
CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) was created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK.​ Dobson UK hold CHAS accreditation as part of our commitment to health and safety
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CSCS
Overview
CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry. All our staff hold CSCS cards which provides proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.

Clients we have worked with