Did You Know? Ritec mantains its ‘SAFECONTRACTOR accreditation’ for fourth consecutive year

Ritec International is very proud that it has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in Health and Safety for the fourth year running.

Health and Safety Officer Martin Burkett AIIRSM says: ‘Not only does this show our commitment to Health and Safety in the workplace, but also our commitment to keeping persons outside of Ritec safe’.

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Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.

Under the Safecontractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for safe practice. Those companies meeting the high standard are included on a database, which is accessible to registered users only via a website.

Client-organisations who sign up to the scheme can access the database, enabling them to vet potential contractors before they even set foot on site. These clients agree that, as users of the scheme, they will engage only those who have received accreditation.

John Kinge, technical director of Safecontractor said, “Major organisations simply cannot afford to run the risk of employing contractors who are not able to prove that they have sound health and safety policies in place.”

Over 210 major, nation-wide businesses, from several key sectors, have signed up to use the scheme when selecting contractors for services such as building, cleaning, maintenance, refurbishment or electrical and mechanical work.

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