Top Safety Accreditation for Colloide
Colloide has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving Excellence in Health and Safety in the workplace.
Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.
Colloide Engineering is principally involved in the Engineering sector, specialising in the Energy and Water industries. Colloide’s most recent clients have included major players such as Anglian Water, Severn Trent, Costain, MWH and MMB.
The company’s application for SafeContractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business. SafeContractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to win new contracts, and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal.
Gemma Archibald, Director of Alcumus 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 Colloide 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.”
Elaine Hargan, Colloide SHEQ Coordinator said: “Achieving Safe Contractor accreditation is recognition of our ongoing commitment to excellence in health and safety. It provides reassurance to existing and potential clients that we have exceptional risk management procedures in place and we are dedicated to protecting the health and well-being of our workforce and those impacted by our work.”