safecontractor is one of the UK's leading health and safety assessment schemes that is acknowledged all over the UK – recognising very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.
Signs Express (York) is involved in the design, manufacture and installation of a wide variety of signs and graphics with recent clients including the University of York, Heineken, the Ministry of Defence and Yorkshire Housing. Ian Dawson, Managing Director said 'it was of paramount importance to us to demonstrate our commitment to health and safety, safecontractor accreditation not only enhances the company's ability to attract new contracts, it reinforces the dedication we have to ensure that health and safety is integral to all our activities at Signs Express (York).' safecontractor is the fastest growing health and safety accreditation scheme in the UK, with more than 210 major clients and over 20,000 contractor members. Registered members with the safecontractor scheme include clients and contractors from a wide range of professional disciplines working within a number of industry sectors. With its increasing membership and growing profile in the UK, the safecontractor scheme is now used by many large organisations as a way of obtaining competent contractors. The safecontractor scheme is designed to review and audit the health and safety policies, procedures and documentation of contractors. Qualified auditors take into consideration profession, industry sector and business size, providing tailored safety audits that identify whether there is suitable and sufficient health and safety compliance within any business. Those companies meeting the high standard are included on a database, which is accessible to registered users only via a website.