Top Safety Accreditation for Happy Dog Plumbing

Press Release
Local Tooting business Happy Dog Plumbing Limited has been awarded
accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in
health and safety.
Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which
recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK
PPML is principally involved in the domestic plumbing and heating
sector, specialising in plumbing and boiler replacements and repairs.
The company’s application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by
the need for a uniform standard across the business.
‘The main objective of achieving our Safecontractor accreditation was to
demonstrate to all our clients that the Health and Safety of both client and
engineer are of paramount importance to us as well as applying best practice to
all work we carry out.’
Ed Barros, Company Director.
Safecontractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to
attract new contracts and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by
its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal.
Safecontractor is applicable to most sectors although it is particularly
relevant to food manufacture, property, facilities management, retail and
leisure sectors, all of which are big users of contracted services.
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
“More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good
risk management in the way that PPML has done. The firm’s high standard has set
an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within the
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.”
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.
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
For further information, contact:
Ed Barros, Company Director Director
Tel: 020 8879 7372