Barton Fabrications, the UK’s largest manufacturer of aluminium storage silos, has been awarded accreditation from SafeContractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. The scheme aims to harmonise safety standards across industry and, specifically for the food and plastics industry, helps simplify silo supplier assessment and selection.
Commenting on the accreditation Mark Barton, Managing Director and owner of Barton Fabrications said:
“We are delighted to receive the accreditation in recognition of the high standards of health and safety procedures we adopt and the record we have achieved. Our aim is to make on-site silo installation a safe and simple process for the customer and the SafeContractor award gives the customer third party reassurance that we meet the highest levels of on-site safe working procedures.”
A Barton Fabrication silo being craned onto a low-loader ready for shipment
SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. Over 210 major, nation-wide businesses, from several key sectors, have signed up to use the scheme when selecting contractors.
Under the SafeContractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for safe practice. Companies meeting the scheme’s high standard are included on a database, which is accessible to registered users via the SafeContractor website.