Our aim is to design safety into our work practices to cover both our own staff and customers by providing safe equipment for both hire and sale.
In recognition of our commitment to safety Power Plant Hire were only the second hire company in Ireland to be awarded the prestigious Safe-Hire award by the Hire Association of Europe. We first received the award in 2003 and in the subsequent three years have retained the award which makes us one of only 5 Irish companies with this accreditation for safety and reliability.
To achieve the award and maintain our accreditation we have to undergo a rigorous inspection on an annual basis which includes a long and detailed check that our operation meets stringent Safety and Quality criteria. These checks include ensuring compliance under Health & Safety law, Consumer Protection law and Environmental Protection law.The independent Safe-HIRE assessors carry out a detailed examination including a review of the servicing and testing procedures implemented to make sure that all equipment is safe before it is hired. They also check to ensure that all customers are provided with proper safety instructions. In addition, throughout the certification period, Mystery Customers also visit at random to ensure that these high standards are being maintained.
We achieve these standards by: