Local business GreenFish Consulting has been awarded accreditation, from Safecontractor, for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.
Safecontractor, UK’s leading, third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.
Employing five people, GreenFish Consulting is principally involved in the energy sector, specialising in the building compliance and as built environment sectors. GreenFish most recent clients have included major players such as NHS, Savills, BEC, Carter Jonas, and Mendick Waring Ltd.
The company’s application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.
“GreenFish Consulting have been aiding companies across the UK since 2010. We are proud of the client base we have developed since the onset, but more so maintaining and developing those relationships as time goes on. Our recent accreditation with Safe Contractor is a positive stepping stone in proving to our new and existing clients we take health and safety seriously, and we will always take necessary steps to ensure our employees are compliant when visiting our client’s sites.”
Stefano Cappuccini – Sales Director
Safecontractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to attract new contracts and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal.
Safecontractor is applicable to most sectors although it is particularly relevant to food manufacture, property, facilities management, retail and leisure sectors, all of which are big users of contracted services.
John Kinge, technical director of Safecontractor said, “Major organisations simply cannot afford to run the risk of employing contractors who are not able to prove that they have sound health and safety policies in place.”
“More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good risk management in the way that GreenFish has done. The firm’s high standard has set an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within the sector.
Safecontractor plays a vital role in supporting our clients in meeting their compliance needs, whilst working with their contractors as they progress through the accreditation process.”
Under the Safecontractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for safe practice. Those companies meeting the high standard are included on a database, which is accessible to registered users only via a website.
Client-organisations who sign up to the scheme can access the database, enabling them to vet potential contractors before they even set foot on site. These clients agree that, as users of the scheme, they will engage only those who have received accreditation.
Over 210 major, nation-wide businesses, from several key sectors, have signed up to use the scheme when selecting contractors for services such as building, cleaning, maintenance, refurbishment or electrical and mechanical work.
For further information contact:
Jennifer Webb – Client Development Manager
Tel: 01892 300450
Note to editors:
Safecontractor is a third party accreditation scheme that assesses health and safety arrangements. Many major clients recognise the scheme and accept the Safecontractor certificate as confirmation of competency.
For further information about the Safecontractor scheme, contact:
029 2026 6750