TOP SAFETY ACCREDITATION FOR BOBST UK & IRELAND
(Posted on 08/11/17)
Bobst UK & Ireland Ltd., a leading supplier of machinery to the corrugated board, folding carton and flexible materials markets, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.
Alcumus SafeContractor is a third-party accreditation scheme which recognizes extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organizations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.
Alan Letford, Head of Customer Care at Bobst UK & Ireland Ltd. said: “Health and safety is at the heart of everything we do, through continued development of health and safety policies and procedures as well as quality training for all office and field based staff.’’
“We have invested heavily in systems to manage risk and protect our employees’ wellbeing and this accreditation has reinforced our commitment to all our customers, suppliers and employees.”
The accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to win new contracts and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by the industry.
Gemma Archibald, Director of Alcumus SafeContractor, said: ‘‘Major organizations 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 Bobst UK & Ireland Ltd. has done. The company’s high standard has set an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within the sector.”