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Top Safety Accreditation for GPC74

Posted Wednesday July 20th, 2016, 1:39 pm

In June 2016, GPC74 has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for our commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.

Safecontractor will not only show our high level of commitment to safety, but will also enhance our ability to attract new contracts as many major clients recognise the scheme and accept the Safecontractor certificate as confirmation of competency.

Under the Safecontractor scheme, our businesses went through a vetting process which examined our health and safety procedures and our track record for safe practice. Similar to other companies meeting the high standard our name is 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.

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 GPC74 has done. The Company’s high standard has set an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within the sector.”

GPC74 are delighted with the award of Safecontractor accreditation. It is a credit to our hardworking and dedicated team who always go the extra mile to ensure an uncompromising commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and community.