Health & Safety News

Standards “hat-trick” sets platform for business success


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…


Lanes receives RoSPA Gold Medal Award


Group Health, Safety, Quality, and Environment Manager Paul McParland, pictured right, received the certificate from RoSPA Trustee Don Lloyd during a ceremony at the Metropole Hotel in Birmingham. Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has received the company’s RoSPA Gold Medal certificate for 2018. The presentation was made by the Royal Society for the Prevention of…


New standards setting a foundation for success


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…


Pioneering wellbeing programme wins water award


Lanes Group plc has won the Health and Wellbeing category in the Water Industry Achievement Awards for its pioneering work to support its people in the workplace. It has developed a wellbeing app for measuring happiness at work combined with a practical support programme led by a qualified wellbeing and mental health practitioner. The initiative,…