WWU achieves perfect health and safety score

Wales and West Utilities (WWU) has achieved a perfect score in its Achilles health and safety accreditation.

WWU achieves perfect health and safety score

It is the third year running the gas distributor has proved itself one of the top ranked utilities.

Achillies, an independent body that accesses suppliers for standards of capability, reliability, quality, safety and social responsibility, awarded the accreditation after performing a two-day audit of the network’s procedures.

The audit included a visit to the company’s Gloucester depot to confirm the practical use of policies.

WWU’s commercial manager Steve Hanman said: “We are delighted to have, once again, been awarded the top score for the reputed assessment. Safety is our top priority, and working within the utility sector, we are committed to exceeding health and safety standards.

“We use every Achilles assessment as a learning curve as we are always looking for ways to improve standards for our customers and our colleagues. 

“Having this annual endorsement from Achilles is vital to us – without it we couldn’t operate in the commercial area and it’s something we expect from our suppliers.”



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