A Stanton Bonna Health & Safety campaign has reduced accidents by three quarters while also rewarding the workforce and a charity that helps sick youngsters. The ‘near miss and hazard’ scheme run by the pre-cast concrete manufacturers, based at Stanton-by-Dale, near Ilkeston, has now been running for six years. Operations director Rob Fifer told the workforce: “The accident rate is now a quarter of that it was in 2007 – a dramatic reduction. It’s helping to make this workplace safe.” Chief executive Barry Cooper said; “We are proactive to stop accidents happening, rather than reactive when they have happened. This system is fundamental to that.” He added that among the Consolis group Stanton Bonna is known as safe and secondly as profitable.
CPSA has won the 2012 Water Industry Achievements Awards (WIAA) for the best industry Health & Safety Initiative for its recent efforts to introduce the new innovative concrete pipe lifter to the UK market. The new lifter is designed to improve site safety and speed up installation: It removes the need for operatives to be placed on the back of vehicles, eliminating working at height during offloading of deliveries, and can cut pipe installation times by 50%. More information on the pipe lifter can be found here.Image from right to left: Ken Titterton, UK HSE Manager at CH2M sponsors; Francis McCann, Director F P McCann and Chairman CPSA; Stuart Crisp, Business Development Director CPSA; event host comedian Seann Walsh