Des Ford, Health & Safety and Company Development Manager.


Hello, My name is Des Ford , I am the company’s Health and Safety and Company Development Manager.

It is my job to ensure that the company remains focused on training and future staff development, The environment and responsible sourcing , and Risk management.

I have 15 years experience in the roofing industry in both procurement and more recently health and safety. I am a  Member of the Institute Of Roofing, International Institute Of Risk & Safety Management , and Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and accredited with CITB SMSTS, & NEBOSH.


As well as enthusing everyone at Accurate Roofing Limited with a positive Health and Safety culture and keeping up to date with current Health and Safety legislation it is my responsibility to ensure that all of our operatives are working safely and as a company we not only meet our legal obligations but exceed them to make the company one which can be relied on for delivering a superior, quality , product , with trained competent staff who work safely.


I am responsible for completing all risk assessment, method statement and COSHH assessment documentation for our sub contract works , and for producing Construction Phase Health and Safety plans under CDM Regulations, where we are appointed as Principal Contractor on a wide and varied selection of projects.


Completion of Pre Qualification Questionnaires for potential customers and the responsibility of completing our Safety Schemes In Procurement Accreditation annual assessments. Further to this I also produce operation and maintenance manuals for our completed works to pass back to the CDMc, I also manage our fleet of 12 vehicles which have been recently updated to the new Ford Transit.


We ensure that our staff remain trained and competent by ensuring that all employees are included in the company training matrix which is updated annually to include both new training courses and refresher courses which are always carried out by reputable training providers .