At Owen Pell, Safe Construction and Health and Safety is of paramount importance. Upholding the principles and the disciplines of implementation is a vital part of our presence on any construction site. This means we ensure that we work within the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and specifically the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

Our Health and Safety policy is regularly updated to incorporate new and revised regulations together with the specific needs of our clients. Prior to commencement of any project, we issue specific Method Statements for differing operations, Risk Assessments and COSHH information.

  • Top management support
  • Training and Certification of employees
  • Method Statements
  • Risk Assessments
  • Meeting legal requirements

Training & Certification

Each employee is CITB CPCS/CSCS/SMSTS certified for the various functions they perform. Individual induction is followed frequently with collective tool box talks and awareness discussions. Site supervisors are certified for the CITB SSSTS and we also have NEBOSH Qualified staff.


Directors and Managers within the company are committed to ensuring our excellent Health and Safety record continues and to providing a safe environment for all persons working for the company in all its operations. Director Carl Owen is on the Board of Directors for H&G Construction Safety.

Plant & Equipment

All plant and equipment is certified, regular checks are implemented and corrective action employed on a preventative principle of inspection.

Confined Spaces

We have invested in our own trench safety equipment, gas detectors, evacuation tripods, safety harnesses etc for use in sewers. We have heavily invested in improving the safety and productivity of our plant with safe load indicators, check valves and quick hitches on all of our excavators.