Awards Shortlist – Safety and Training

16 October 2017

Judges: Clinton Dick, Liberty Industrial, Australia; William Sinclair, Safedem, United Kingdom; John Woodward, C&D Consultancy, UK

AR Demolition (United Kingdom)

AR Demolition’s (ARD) objective has always been to build a high quality, sustainable business where reinvestment and teamwork come together to deliver projects on budget, on schedule and while embracing best practice. This can only be achieved through a high degree of professionalism. Good quality training has always been at the core of the ARD ethos ensuring all staff remain knowledgeable about their role and what is expected of them, which in turn translates into excellent productivity and project delivery.

Coleman & Company (United Kingdom)

The Coleman Group’s training programme outlines training and development requirements for every employee on an annual basis.

With training and experience expectations clearly identified at the start of each annual cycle, the group can better risk rate and resource projects, ensuring all safety standards are exceeded through the deployment of highly trained and experienced demolition professionals.

Erith safety

Erith Contractors launched a new training division offering more than 80 courses

Erith Contractors (United Kingdom)

Erith’s turnover has increased year or year, its number of man hours worked has doubled and all the while its safety statistics have remained exemplary.

It launched a new training division, Erith Training Services (ETS), aiming to improve Erith as a business and the industry as a whole. It offers over 80 training courses to the wider industry and has seen the quality of training rise since ETS’s inception.

Perfect Contracting (Australia)

Perfect Contracting strives to improve its safety and training right throughout our company for each and every team member. It has implemented a new induction and training programme for each of our new team members. During the works it carried out for the Town Hall station project for its client Sydney Trains it had zero incidents. This was a direct result from the extensive work it has put into its safety and training programme.

The World Demolition Awards are part of the World Demolition Summit, which takes place in London, UK on Thursday November 2. The event is organised by Demolition & Recycling International in co-operation with the European Demolition Association and with the support of the National Demolition Association of the USA. The headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment.

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