Gwent Mechanical Handling Ltd celebrate 16 years of SafeContractor membership and health & safety excellence

Celebrating sixteen years of SafeContractor membership with South Wales-based forklift truck company, Gwent Mechanical Handling Ltd.

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Written by: SafeContractor
21st August

Celebrating sixteen years of SafeContractor membership with South Wales-based forklift truck company, Gwent Mechanical Handling Ltd.

Gwent Mechanical Handling Ltd are the main distributor of STILL & Doosan forklift trucks for South Wales. Having built up a reputation for quality & excellence, they have been providing a complete forklift sale, repair, maintenance and hire service for over 30 years. 

“We are a multi-award-winning company that has an enviable reputation for high quality products, excellent customer service and great value for money. Our business was founded on principles of Quality & Excellence, and achieving this also applies to ensuring health, safety & well-being excellence for our employees, customers and the public at all times.” commented Idris McCarthy, Managing Director at Gwent Mechanical Handling Ltd.

“Our on-going commitment to quality, health & safety and the environment is deeply embedded in our company’s culture and our business processes. A number of our customers come from highly regulated industries, such as health, electronics, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, rail, aerospace and local authorities, so it’s important to maintain and continuously improve upon our own stringent standards.”

“Having been an approved SafeContractor member for over 16 years now, we are easily able to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to maintaining excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Continually achieving this UK-leading accreditation ensures that all of our team and customers know how seriously we take safety in our business.” continued Idris McCarthy.

SafeContractor, the UK’s leading health and safety accreditation, verifies an organisation’s health and safety compliance and connects contractors to leading organisations through an online portal. This showcases their profile to hundreds of companies that only work with SafeContractor members, saves time and money when bidding on new tenders and gives them the peace of mind that their health and safety practices are complaint with the law.

Gemma Archibald, Managing Director of Alcumus SafeContractor, said: "No-one goes to work to get injured. 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.”

“SafeContractor plays a vital role in supporting our clients in meeting their compliance needs, whilst working with their contractors as they progress through the accreditation process. During the current economic impact of COVID-19 its more important than ever that contractors enhance their reputation and win work. Achieving our UK-leading accreditation demonstrates their commitment to delivering the highest standards of health and safety.”

"We’re thrilled that Gwent Mechanical Handling Ltd have been SafeContractor members for sixteen years. We wish them every success with their future and are proud to have such a well-established company within our community of over 33,000 contractors.”