Health & Safety News

New health, safety and wellbeing chief joins Lanes Group plc

24/06/2022

Drainage and wastewater service specialist Lanes Group plc has appointed Keith Stableford to be its Head of Health Safety Environment and Quality. Stableford has more than 30 years’ experience leading on health, safety and compliance in large businesses across multiple sectors. He has held director and head of health and safety roles for major companies…

Artificial Intelligence helps wastewater specialist guard against injury

11/11/2021

Drainage and wastewater service specialist Lanes Group plc is using an innovative app that learns through artificial intelligence to help protect its employees against manual handling injuries. The app videos colleagues as they carry out tasks and analyses risks associated with their posture, allowing them to change their behaviour to avoid injury. Lanes Utilities, the…

Lanes shortlisted for national health and safety awards

28/09/2021

Businesses operated by Lanes Group plc have been shortlisted for two prestigious Safety and Health Excellence Awards. Broadband civils and fibre specialist Lanes Infrastructure has been shortlisted for the Best Health and Safety in Construction Award. Lanes Group Health and Safety Manager Donya Seyadi has reached the shortlist for the Rising Star Award. The Safety…

Lanes Group achieves Gold in 2021 RoSPA Awards

16/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved a Gold Award in the RoSPA Awards, the UK’s most prestigious accolades for occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Gold is the highest possible achievement in the awards, organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. This year, judges asked applicants to give detailed information about…

Lanes Group achieves global health and safety standard

08/06/2021

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has achieved ISO 45001, the world’s first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety. The achievement means the company has successfully transitioned from the OHSAS 18001 standard. Lanes achieved ISO 45001:2018 during the COVID-19 lockdown which required the business to undergo 11 online audits, comprising of…