Health & Safety News

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…

Lanes Group shortlisted for three Water Industry Awards

10/03/2021

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

05/03/2021

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

24/10/2019

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

10/07/2019

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…