As part of the Briggs & Forrester Group we regard our health and safety obligations as a core business principle. From our Group Board of Directors through to our site teams and operatives, we are fully committed to creating an incident and injury free working environment throughout our businesses which has resulted in our accident statistics remaining below the industry standard year on year.
We believe that by treating health and safety as a fundamental part of our business, the Briggs & Forrester Group is intent on making itself the company of choice for stakeholders by not only meeting our legal, moral and social responsibilities but by exceed them.
Our culture aims to nurture and develop the experiences and capabilities of individuals, managers, project teams and by doing so encouraging all our employees to continually improve their own safety understanding and performance.
Our efforts for achieving this high level of health and safety have been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), with twelve consecutive Prestigious Safety Awards including a Bronze Award in 2003 Gold Awards from 2004 – 2008 and Gold Medal Awards from 2009 - 2012. We have also been awarded the RoSPA President's Award from 2013-2015.
In October 2011 Combined Energy Solutions Ltd, a Briggs & Forrester Group Company, was assessed by the BSI and attained BS OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation. In December 2015 the remainder of the Briggs and Forrester Group was assessed by B M Trada and also attained the OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation.
We also hold Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Accreditations with HVCA / B M Trada, Construction line, Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS), EXOR, and Safe-Contractor. We also hold Accreditations with Achilles (Building Confidence) and Achilles (UVDB Verify).
For a copy of our Health and Safety Policy Statement, or if you require further information, please contact us.