• Health & Safety Policy
  • Quality Policy
  • General Data and Privacy Regulations Policy
  • Terms & Conditions of Business

Health & Safety Policy

(last reviewed: 29.04.2018)

DWM considers that the Health and Safety at work of all its employees to be a major factor in all its operations and the maintenance of good standards is a declared objective. The Directors are resolved that all necessary measures shall be taken throughout its operation to promote this objective for all employees.

I, as Managing Director, am responsible to ensure the effective implementation of this Corporate Policy. While remaining ultimately responsible, I delegate authority and responsibility for the promotion of Health and Safety to the Management Team, who must ensure that Health and Safety matters are given full consideration at all stages of work.

The Managers and Supervisory Staff must ensure that Health and Safety procedures are followed and will make all necessary Risk Assessments and arrangements to achieve these standards within their departments and operations.

All employees have a duty to take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of themselves and their colleagues together with any visitors and other persons who may be affected by their activities at work. In order that DWM can comply with all legislative safety standards and codes of practice, I shall require everyone’s full co-operation in order that our obligations can be discharged.

Reviewed Annually .015 on 290418 by B.Saint-James including Incident reporting and outcome.

Quality Policy

(last reviewed: 26.06.2018)

The continuing policy of DWM Technical Solutions Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Company’) is to provide a professional and efficient service to meet all of the agreed requirements of our customers. This achievement will result in securing efficiency and the enhancement of long-term profitability.

The Management Team bears the responsibility for establishing, maintaining and implementing the system for controlling those particular activities for which they are responsible. We undertake to ensure through instruction, practical example and training that quality is the aim of all members of the Company and that each employee has a proper understanding of the importance of the quality system function and its direct relevance to the success of the Company.

DWM Operations observe our Data and Privacy Policy enhanced by GDPR Regulations as processed.

Equally every employee is responsible for, and will be trained to perform the duties required by his or her specific role. Further the Company will ensure that any Sub- Contractors employed for a particular function will meet specified requirements and will accept the responsibility for their work according to our Terms and Conditions of Business.

We hereby certify that Quality, Standards and Operating Procedures accurately describes the Quality System in use within DWM Technical Solutions Limited and meets the requirements of:-

ASCB(E) ISO 9001:2008, BS ISO OHSAS 18001:2007 and certified requirements of CHAS Health and Safety processes.

Terms & Conditions of Business

1.1 These Terms and Conditions apply to all contracts between DWM Technical Solutions Ltd. (DWM) and the Client. No alteration to these Terms and Conditions shall be binding upon DWM unless agreed in writing by DWM.

2.1 DWM’s Fee is not affected by any Term or Condition included in the contract or letter or appointment, or a decision by the Client not to proceed with the work, after DWM has received the customers/clients acceptance.
2.2 If an order for planned works has been received and subsequently cancelled less than 48 hours before commencement of works then the client shall be liable for 50 per cent of the time or the invoice to be charged.
2.3 DWM’s total Fee is not refundable.

3.1 Should a Client require DWM to carry out additional work not quoted for. Expenses will be agreed with the Client prior to expenditure and all such expenses are due from the Client to DWM within 30 days of completion.

4.1 Sums invoiced are payable in full within 30 days from the invoice date.
4.2 DWM reserves the right to charge interest at 4% above Nat West Bank base lending rate from time to time on any overdue sum until paid in full.
4.3 DWM reserves the right to recover from the Client all direct expenses reasonably incurred by DWM in the collection of any overdue sums.
4.4 Any invoice not challenged in writing within 10 days of the invoice date shall be payable in full, save in cases of manifest error in calculation.

5.1 In the event of DWM working as a sub-contractor to a sub-contractor. DWM reserve the right to recover outstanding monies directly within chain of command (1) Main Contractor (2) customer.
5.2 Should funds be unreasonably withheld by either the Main Contractor or Sub Contractor DWM reserve the right to challenge the customer directly.
5.3 In the event of a Contractor in Liquidation DWM reserve the right to recover monies due in respect of works carried out by DWM directly from the customer.

DWM reserve the right to retain ownership of all goods and materials used in completion of the works carried out and completed as per our clients/customers specified order if the invoice relating to that order remains unpaid after DWM’s normal terms of trading or the payment terms as stated on DWM’s respective invoices relating to those works carried out to completion.

7.1 Where appropriate DWM will issue a Certification of Work. On these occasions provided that the Certificate can be produced and the fault is proved to have occurred through the workmanship of DWM the problem will be rectified.
7.2 In the event of a Client being dissatisfied with the work carried out DWM retain full rights to put right the problem, no other contractor shall be involved in any rectification. Any additional expenses to be agreed between DWM and the Client. Provided always that this guarantee takes effect only where all invoices have been duly paid by the Client in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and that otherwise this clause shall be void and have no effect.

8.1 DWM is not liable for any loss, expense, damage or delay arising from failure to provide its service or from negligence, dishonesty, lack of skill or misconduct of a DWM Engineer/Worker or any member of DWM’s staff. DWM does not exclude liability for death or personal injury arising from its own negligence.
8.2 DWM’s Engineers/Workers are deemed to be under the supervision, direction and control of the Client/Sub Contractor immediately they report to take up their duties and for the duration of the Assignment. The Client/Sub Contractor agrees to be responsible for all acts, errors or omission of the DWM Engineer/Worker, whether wilful, negligent or otherwise. The Client/Sub-Contractor will also comply in all respects with all statutes, including Working Time Regulations, by laws, codes of practice and legal requirements to which the Client/Sub Contractor is subject in respect of own staff. The Client/Sub Contractor must also provide adequate Employer’s and Public Liability Insurance cover during all assignments and shall advise DWM of any special Health & Safety requirements. The Client/Sub Contractor will assist DWM to comply with the Working Time Regulations. The Client/Sub Contractor shall indemnify DWM against any costs, claims or liabilities incurred by DWM arising out of any Assignment and/or as a result of breach of these Terms & Conditions by the Client/Sub Contractor.
8.3 DWM will not accept any business interruption costs due to any contract over running because of H1N1 virus.

DWM’s Drawings and Designs are produced for works carried out under DWM’s own Project Management. DWM exclude liability if any Client, Contractor or Sub-Contractor uses a DWM design or drawing for their own installation or specialism, with or without DWM consent. External services should carry out their own assessment for provision of works and be satisfied with the structure and design of the service, product and workmanship for which they are responsible.

10.1 DWM adhere to guidelines of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. It is the policy of DWM to ensure that responsibilities for Health and Safety are properly assigned, accepted and fulfilled at all levels. DWM do not take responsibility for any lack of Health and Safety provision, notification or interpretation by the Client/Sub Contractor.
10.2 It shall be the duty of each and every employee of DWM at work to take reasonable steps for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected.
10.3.1 All accidents and dangerous occurrences must be notified immediately to DWM Head Office. All accidents causing injury and dangerous occurrences will be notified in accordance with RIDDOR.
10.4 COSHH regulations to be followed at all times.

11.1 DWM complies with Data Protection in line with the EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) and the EU Telecommunications Data Protection Directive (97/66EC). (DWM Document 022-006). DWM’s Client, Company, Contractor, Customer or Individual, accept that for Project Management, Scheduling and Resources that their company or individual details will be entered on a web based software programme.
11.2 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is linked with existing ICO guidance. It is purpose is shown in DWM Doc.002-002 as updated. DWM will gain permission prior to sharing information with any other individual, client or third party.
11.3 DWM do not accept liability for any information being misused or unlawfully accessed.