Utilities News

Lanes achieves Gold status with Constructionline

17/04/2018

Lanes Group plc has achieved Gold membership with Constructionline, giving customers enhanced assurance about safety, quality, and environmental management standards. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, says achieving the enhanced membership reflected its determination to be a leader in its sector on quality, health, safety and environment. Lanes Group Health, Safety, Quality and…

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Pioneering approach to wellbeing helps win 9th RoSPA Gold

11/04/2018

Lanes Group plc has won a RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Award for the ninth year in a row which means it has retained its RoSPA Gold Medal for multiple consecutive awards. The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist could evidence significant health and safety initiatives during 2017, clearly demonstrating the continuous improvement expected by the…

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Lanes goes digital to boost lone worker safety

05/04/2018

Drainage engineers at Lanes Group plc are benefitting from extra safety protection when they work by themselves during unsociable hours. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, has invested in Skyguard, a digital personal safety service. Drainage personnel can be issued with a Skyguard digital fob that detects if a person collapses or remains…

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Pioneering wellbeing programme “changing lives” at utility specialist

05/04/2018

A wellbeing programme developed by Lanes Group plc is combining cutting-edge digital app technology with professional mental health practitioner support for the first time. The approach, praised by industry leaders and in line to win two national water industry awards, is helping transform the lives of employees faced with major personal problems. The wellbeing programme…

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Utility operatives welcome ‘golden’ chance to have a say

28/03/2018

Operational workers at Lanes Utilities are being invited to sit in the ‘Golden Chair’ at senior management meetings to contribute to decision making on service delivery. A place at the weekly meetings, led by Lanes Utilities Director Andy Brierley, is reserved for a wastewater engineer or office-based operational colleague, to share ideas and gain better…

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