Our goal is zero harm which means caring for people and protecting the environment and the communities in which we operate.

At Hawkins our goal is getting everyone home – safe and well, every day.

  • Safety is everyone’s responsibility
  • The behaviour of our leaders influences safety
  • Everyone is empowered to stop an unsafe act
  • Incidents can be prevented
  • We continually learn and improve

Critical Risks

Hawkins critical risks have been identified after a review of our recurring health, safety and environmental risks within our business.

Critical risk awareness promotes our zero-harm work environment for employees, contractors, service suppliers and visitors.

Working at heights
Excavations & trenches
Fire risks
Construction dust & fumes
Dropped boards / items
Moving plant & vehicles
Electrical risks
Temporary works

Health, Safety and Environmental Requirements

Hawkins maintains a set of standards that we expect subcontractors and suppliers to comply with to keep everyone safe. You can download the PDF below to find out more about our Minimum Standards that we expect everyone to meet on our sites.

These cover amongst other things:

  • Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Site entry requirements (Site Safe Passports and induction)
  • Hawkins site specific safety planning requirements
  • Safe working requirements e.g. Permits, PPE

Importantly, Hawkins restrict certain tools, plant and equipment on our sites. Some tools may require a permit to use. You can find out more about these requirements by reviewing this handy guide on safe tools and equipment.

What happens when you arrive to work on a Hawkins site?

All workers and visitors to a Hawkins will be inducted onto the site. A HSE induction involves receiving information about how to stay safe on site as well as the environmental protection measures, we have in place. You will also be asked to complete some details on yourself to complete our induction.

Contractor Induction

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Watch Induction Video
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Complete form A
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If you are coming to site to work, watch the Induction Video and complete Form A.
Form B and other site requirements will be covered when you arrive site.

Click 01 to watch the Induction Video and click on 02 to download ‘Form A’