1. Our Core Values
Our Success is dependent on all our operatives working together to ensure:
- A valued Contribution
- Repeat Business
- To be trusted by us, Boyle Highways
2. The Face of Boyle Highways
YOU are the face of us. It's you that our clients request, it's you that works safe, it's you that gives results, it's you that provides an honest approach, you should have pride in the quality you deliver, it's your valued contribution that our clients trust and shows our professionalism to deliver trusted contractors to gain that important repeat business that we can pass to you It's YOU that makes us all a success.
3. Welcome to our Team
Welcome to our Team — Welcome aboard Boyle Highways may we have a long, honest working relationship....
4. Sub-Contractor form & Medical Questionnaire (documents attached at the back)
Both these documents MUST be completed prior to any assignment being issued.
5. Drug & Alcohol Policy
Boyle Highways has a zero tolerance regarding Drugs & Alcohol. We carry out random Oral Drug/Alcohol Tests. Any operative who fails or refuses a test will be stood down for 28days. After that time, the operative is asked to attend and take another test, if this test is passed then the operative can recommence work with us. If the test is failed again then the operative is removed from our records and can no longer work for Boyle Highways. Not only are you putting yourself at risk but you are endangering the lives of the Public. Please read and sign the attached Policy on the Misuse of Alcohol & Drugs.
6. PPE (Protective Personal Equipment)
Protective Clothing consists of: Safety Footwear, Hi-Visibility Jackets/Vests/T-shirts, Gloves, Glasses and Hard hats (this is a minimum standard) a Headtorch is mandatory for working at night time — All PPE MUST always be worn, regardless of what those around you are doing. Some Clients will request & supply you with their PPE, this should be worn for the duration of the Contract & returned promptly.
Full PPE must always be worn including to and from site, anyone caught not doing this will no longer be able to work for us.
PPE can be brought from our office, price and details are below. PPE must be paid for prior to it being handed over to you.
|Hard Hat (White)||£6.00|
|Yellow Bomber Jacket||£30.00|
|Yellow Soft Shell Jacket||£40.00|
|Yellow Hi-Viz Polo Shirt||£26.50|
|Steel Toe Capped Boots||£62.00|
Minimum PPE Requirement - Must be compliant to the standards mentioned below
- Hi Vis Trousers - Class 1 EN ISO 20471
- Hi Vis Jerkin or Polo Top - Class 3 EN ISO 20471
- Hi Vis Jacket - Class 3 EN ISO 20471
- Hard Flat - EN397 / EN166
- Safety Footwear – Toe Cap Protection EN ISO 20345
- Safety Gloves – EN 388
- Eye Protection Spectacles – EN 1661F
- Head Torch
7. Dress Code
YOU are representing Boyle Highways when out on site, besides wearing PPE we expect you to dress accordingly.
NO bare chests, NO bad language towards members of the public.
Our Image is your Image.
We require a copy of all the below - We WILL NOT be able to send you out to work without these. We have an obligation to the Client to provide them with copies to prove Eligibility to work in the UK - We will require:
- Proof of ID - Driving License or Passport
- Proof of Address - Utility Bill, council tax bill, driving license - it MUST be a different document to proof of ID
- Copy of Eligibility to work in the UK
- Lantra Certificate/Card
9. What Happens after you complete your Course?
First, you need to complete all the forms you have been given and ensure you have supplied us with photographic ID.
Once received in the office, you will be added to our bookings system along with your qualification (i.e T1/T2, M1/M2)
You will receive an email with your login details (a guide on how to use the booking system is attached) At Boyle Highways we can't stress enough to operatives how important it is to sign in/out of the booking system as well as applying for jobs online so please make a note of using this at all times.
Ensure you have full YELLOW PPE — this can all be purchased from our Office.
You can now request to work on jobs that we receive from our clients, but please note that we cannot guarantee you work. We are an agency and our work depends on our clients need but we always do our best.
10. What to do if late or ill?
If you are going to be late for any reason, YOU MUST inform us in plenty of time to call the client. We will monitor lateness and if there are continuous incidents we may choose not to offer you work.
If you are ill YOU MUST inform us in plenty of time via the web app to inform the client. Please call in later in the day to let us know of your availability for the next day. Keeping in constant contact could safeguard your position. If you fail to inform us of your condition, we might have to make the decision to pull you off the assignment and replace you. This could result in you not working until another assignment becomes available.
All contact numbers are below — There is no need NOT to communicate with us.
We ask that you give two weeks' notice for holiday to be taken, using the Holiday section on the Boyle Booking System.
12. Site Induction
Prior to commencing a new assignment, the client will give you a site induction. This will ensure you know what is being asked of you.
Whilst on site you are the responsibility of the Client. They all have their own rules & regulations. YOU MUST adhere to these regulations to ensure your safety and the safety of others whilst on site...
If you feel there are any breaches of Health & Safety, then please do report them to us — Please use the Near Miss Report section of the Boyle Bookings System. We are not on site with you and can address situations for you and ascertain if we wish to work with such clients. We would never want to put you in a situation where your Health & Safety was put at risk. All such claims though can be made verbally but must be backed up in writing before any action can be taken, inclusive of dates/times etc...
Boyle Highways carry out Random Operative sites checks, to ensure that our standards on site are met and that operatives are conforming to PPE Standards.
13. Contact Numbers
Emergency Number (24hrs)
14. Boyle Bookings System
Whilst out on assignment for Boyle Highways, you must use the Boyle Bookings system to show us that you are on site and when you leave site. It must also be used to upload photos of the site. You will be provided with a User Guide which shows you how to do this - www.boylebookings.co.uk
Please note that it is imperative you use this app to sign in and out, as we use it to prove to the clients that you were on site and this ensures that you will receive payment for the job. Without this you run the risk of NOT being PAID.
15. Payment of Wages
You will receive your wages into your bank on a Friday (dependant on bank holidays).
They are paid a week in arrears and the week runs from Monday-Sunday
There is an admin charged per week of £12.50 and we operate under CIS so tax will be deducted.
Each month you will be sent a CIS Subcontractor Statement detailing how much tax has been deducted for the month.
You MUST provided us with a UTR number as without this you will be taxed 30%.
16. Safety at Street works & Road works
Before YOU start — General
Is high visibility clothing being worn by everyone on site? Are all signs, barriers, cones and lighting correctly placed? Are signs obscured by bends, hills or dips in the road? Will the site be safe at night or in wind, fog, snow or rain? Are parked vehicles, trees, street furniture obscuring signs? Is there enough road width remaining for two-way traffic? Is traffic control with shuttle lane working required? Are there any specific risks requiring special guarding? Has allowance been made for delivery and removal of material? Is the contact number displayed on the information board? Are advanced signs needed?
Before YOU start — Pedestrians
Are pedestrians given protected routes which are wide enough? Are pedestrian routes clearly indicated? If the footway is closed, is there an alternative route? If so, is it clearly marked? Are there any special hazards for disabled pedestrians? If so, how can they be made safe? If a temporary footway in the road is to be used, are ramps to the kerb provided where necessary?
Before YOU start — Traffic
Is the type of traffic control right for work? Traffic & speed? Has any misleading permanent signs and road markings been covered? Is there safe access to adjacent premises? Have you a copy of portable traffic signs site approval? Have you considered the needs of cyclists and horse riders?
When work is in progress
Does signing and guarding meet changing conditions? Are signs, cones and lamps kept clean? Can traffic control arrangements be improved to reduce traffic delays as conditions change? Are the carriageway and footway being kept clear of mud and surplus equipment? Are materials that are left on verges or lay-bys being properly guarded and lit?
When work is suspended
Will checks be made on signing, lighting & guarding? Has the arrangement been changed to reflect conditions?
When work is finished
Have all signs, cones, barriers and lamps been removed? Have any covered permanent signs been restored? Have the authorities been told the work is complete?
V2 AUG 20
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