Health & Safety

Health and safety has always been a top priority at Lanes. And a company-wide health and safety culture, which begins at the very top with the board of directors and reaches out to every level, at every depot and in every department, is a testament to that.

Our approach is to exceed all mandatory standards so that our clients and staff know that their health and safety is paramount at all times. In fact, we feel strongly that this is one of the reasons for our success and standing in the industry. With an excellent health and safety track record, the Lanes Group is welcomed as a partner and supplier by other contractors and by direct clients.

We’ve passed independent audits from the likes of Achilles UDVB, Safe Contractor and Linkup — all of which include rigorous inspections and a major focus on H&S — with flying colours. And, having gained RoSPA awards each year since we first entered in 2009, our trophy cabinet now boasts a Silver (2009) and three Golds (2010, 2011 and 2012). We hope to carry on adding to that collection. 

We were finalists in the Construction News awards 2012 and we won five UKSTT trophies in three years — all of which require a strong health and safety application. Our Point of Works risk assessment was developed in house and has been hailed as ‘revolutionary’ thanks to its use of a simple, colour-coded, traffic light system, which makes it easy to use for staff, at all levels. On top of that, our highly commended Safe System of Work packs are placed in each and every operational Lanes’ vehicle.

We could go on, but you get the idea. When you deal with the Lanes Group, you know that the highest standard of health and safety is a given.

The Latest Health & Safety News at Lanes

Lanes safety expert Scott Tracey is a RoSPA Guardian Angel
Lanes Group health and safety manager Scott Tracey has won an inaugural RoSPA Guardian Angel Award after colleagues and clients praised him for his exceptional ability to inspire others to work safely.(read more)

Lanes Group named as finalist in Construction News Specialist Awards
Lanes Group has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Construction News Specialist Awards 2014.(read more)

Hard-hitting safety expert advises rail workers to ‘take 5’
As part of the continuous initiative on improving safety behaviours, London Underground has called in one of the UK’s hardest-hitting health and safety experts to encourage their staff and contractors to ‘take 5’ to prevent accidents.(read more)

Lanes Group launches newsletters to Shout about Safety
Lanes Group has launched a comprehensive series of internal newsletters called Shout about Safety as part of its strategy to support a strong safety culture across the company.

Four RoSPA Gold Awards is What Good Looks Like for Lanes.
Lanes Group is celebrating winning a coveted RoSPA Gold Award for occupational health and safety for the fourth year in the row.(read more)

Lanes adds another accreditation at Slough.
Hot on the heels of British Standards accreditations for quality, environment and business continuity, Lanes for Drains’ super depot at Slough, has done it again. (read more)

Lanes engineers use their heads to stay safe.
Lanes for Drains engineers are using their heads when it comes to best practice for health and safety – because vital information that could help save their lives is now kept on their hats. (read more)

Lanes new safety device could transform the rail industry.
The Lanes Group has developed a simple yet highly innovative safety device that has the potential to transform working at height across the rail industry – significantly improving safety, productivity and staff satisfaction. (read more)


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Lanes Group H&S manager Scott Tracey has won an inaugural RoSPA Guardian Angel Award -

17 April 2014