Health & Safety News

Lanes Utilities among first to achieve ISO 45001

12/10/2018

Lanes Utilities, part of drainage specialist Lanes Group plc, has joined the first cohort of organisations to achieve ISO 450001:2018 accreditation. ISO 450001 is designed to be a significant upgrade of the current OHSAS 18001 standard, setting a global benchmark for continuous improvement in health and safety. New elements in the standard include a clear…

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Utility Week Awards success at the double for Lanes

08/10/2018

Lanes Group plc has been named as a finalist in two categories of the Utility Week Awards 2018. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage and wastewater maintenance specialist, has been shortlisted for the Health and Safety and for Utility Partner of the Year awards. Andy Brierley, Lanes Group’s Technical Director, said: “It’s absolutely amazing…

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Wastewater engineers turn to fire fighting to save coffee shop

19/07/2018

Two wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised by firefighters after they put out a fire outside coffee shop with their jetting hose. Fire chiefs at Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said their quick action prevented what would probably have been a serious blaze. Dan Edwards and Andy Heath had been responding to…

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New standards set foundation for business success

18/07/2018

Lanes Utilities is using new international standards to integrate its management systems in a process that is already delivering significant benefits for its teams and clients. The business, part of Lanes Group plc, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, is the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water. Lanes Utilities has transitioned to new…

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Standards “hat-trick” sets platform for business success

10/07/2018

Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has achieved three business standards, demonstrating the robustness of its approach to quality, the environment, and health and safety. The company now holds ISO 9001:2015 for quality management, ISO 14001:2015 for environmental management, and OHSAS 18001:2007 for occupational health and safety management. It is the first time Lanes has held…

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