Health and safety accreditation given to Bobst

25 Aug 2017

Alan Letford, head of customer care 

Bobst UK & Ireland 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 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.

Alan Letford, head of customer care at Bobst UK & Ireland, 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.  This has been strongly evident with our timesheet app, where our service technicians and product specialists can log mandatory machine safety checks and highlight any other on-site concerns as part of our standard operating procedure.

'By developing a library of risk assessments and method statements for when working both at customer sites and at Bobst UK & Ireland Ltd. we have ensured that health and safety has remained at the forefront of all of our working activities. This accreditation has reinforced our commitment to all our customers, suppliers and employees.'

The company's application for SafeContractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business. The accreditation will enhance the company's ability to win new.

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