Health and Safety

The safety of our technicians and clients is paramount to Merlin. Every aspect of our work is heavily safety orientated and all our technicians are all trained to the HSE compliant health and safety guidelines.

From the moment a technician is employed they are educated and trained in the safest methods of work, how to assess risks, and what PPE should be worn. All members of staff have mandatory health and safety training continuously throughout the year.

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Our technicians hold valid IPAF & PASMA licenses, all managers and site managers hold either a SSSTS or a SMSTS certificate. We ensure all technicians are fully aware of any risks or hazards in their work schedules, which are bespoke to each client and site we visit.

Our management team and internal Health & Safety officers ensure technicians are provided with the most up to date advice, guidelines, safety announcements and bulletins. These are communicated directly to the technicians across the country.

Merlin ensure that all technicians are provided with the correct PPE they require, which is monitored by an appointed external Health and Safety company. Our health and safety company provide professional and up to the minute safety advice, face-fit mask tests and provide training when required to ensure we are compliant with HSE.

All Merlin technicians hold a valid CSCS site card, all our technicians are enrolled in the latest NVQ accreditations in Surface Damage Repairs. In addition to the technicians safety, our fleet of vehicles are checked regularly for their safety. All equipment is PAT tested inline with the HSE guidelines for construction.