This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Drain Center, Integrated Services in Standards Certification hat-trick

23 January 2013

Two Wolseley UK companies, along with the Wolseley UK head office, are the first in the construction industry to achieve three prestigious environmental, health and safety and quality certifications, it has been announced.

Drain Center and Integrated Services have been awarded OHSAS18001, ISO:14001 and ISO:9001 certification by the British Standards Institution (BSI), setting an industry standard for management systems as the only companies to hold all three certificates.

Notification of OHSAS 18001 certification, an Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems, was received today. It demonstrates an organisation’s awareness of health and safety legislation and a commitment to continuous improvement and will help control occupational health and safety risks.

Along with this, Drain Center, Integrated Services and Wolseley UK’s head office hold ISO:14001 and ISO:9001 certification, which display a commitment to reducing environmental impact and superior quality management. These certificates are internationally recognised standards for Quality Management Systems.

Wolseley UK had to meet specific criteria to meet the standards, such as showing an enhanced knowledge of health and safety law, controlling waste and setting targets for continuous improvements that are meaningful and achievable.

Pete Richardson, Senior Regional HSE Manager said: “Wolseley UK has always taken its responsibility to HSE very seriously and has worked hard to create safety policy and procedures that operate within the standards already set by ISO and OHSAS.

“Today’s accreditation builds on existing work to improve standards in this vital area. We are leading the way with our management systems and can provide evidence of our all-round commitment to improvement.

“We look after our employees by creating and managing a safe environment for them to work in; we are also considerate and respectful of our impact on the environment and we operate in a total quality environment.

“We take corporate responsibility very seriously and with these certifications our staff and customers can feel confident of that. I am immensely proud of our achievement.”

Kerry Pace, Client Manager, BSI said: “It’s a pleasure to award Wolseley UK with this certification. There was clear evidence of high standards across the company and commitment from all the staff who took part in the assessments.”

Print this page | E-mail this page


View more articles
Article image

Aramark 'tops again for health and safety'

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has placed Aramark top in its sector for health and safety for the second year running...
Article image

Safety Expo: Evac+Chair Emergency Bus rolls into town

Evac+Chair International says it's set to make an impact at the 2013 Safety and Health Expo with the launch of its own Emergency Bus...


View more articles
Article image

Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the r...

SFG20 updated and online

A new, updated and interactive version of SFG20 - Standard Maintenance Specification for Building Services - has been launched as a web based service which...
Article image

Management buyout at Arcus FM includes independence from Sainsburys

Strategic investment has been secured to fund the management buyout of Arcus FM as the company seeks to further extend its £150m turnover business....

Benchmarking maintenance

BSRIA has just published this year's operation and maintenance benchmarking report as a guide for building operators to evaluate their performance against ...
Article image

PFM Partnership Awards 2020 trophies to be presented in virtual event

Following the latest lockdown restrictions around the UK, it has been decided that it will not be possible to stage a live event to present the winners of ...
Article image

HSE outsources site checking to two service providers

Contracts have been signed between the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and two companies to boost its capacity to conduct site inspections....