Health & Safety News

Lanes Group shortlisted for three Water Industry Awards


Water utility and drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has been shortlisted for three prestigious Water Industry Awards 2021. Kirsty James and Donya Seyadi have been shortlisted for Woman of the Year and Lanes Utilities, the wastewater network service partner for Thames Water, has been shortlist for Contractor of the Year. Kirsty James is Project Delivery…

Lanes Group joins workplace COVID-19 testing programme


Image courtesy HM Government National water utility and drainage specialist Lanes Group plc is joining a government workplace rapid testing programme to detect coronavirus (COVID-19) in people who are not showing symptoms. The company has taken delivery of its first 6,500 free lateral flow testing kits which they will offer to frontline operatives. The government…

In-house training boost for drainage operations standards


Drainage and water utility specialist Lanes Group plc has increased in-house water jetting training by 70 per cent over the last two years. The training uplift is part of a wider skills development initiative to ensure the company sets the highest possible quality and health and safety standards. Water jetting training is carried out by…

Lanes achieves ISO hat-trick with business audit success


Drainage and water utility specialist Lanes Group plc has retained its certification for international business standards related to quality, environmental control and health and safety. The company has successfully completed a series of rigorous audits for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The ISO standards cover all services delivered by Lanes’ 24 depots. They…

Lanes achieves top marks for RISQS rail accreditation audit


Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has passed an audit to review RISQS accreditation for working on UK rail infrastructure with flying colours. The company has achieved five stars for its latest RISQS audit, something it has done for four consecutive years. RISQS accreditation is needed for all suppliers that wants to deliver services to the…

RISQS accredited Lanes workmen

Success is coloured green for worksite safety


A safety audit programme introduced by Lanes Group plc where work teams are issued with green, yellow and red cards for the way they organise their worksites is proving a significant success. The drainage and utilities specialist introduced the card scheme in late 2016 to monitor its work and encourage best practice as the wastewater…

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