ASL Group Ltd is proud to announce that it has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.

Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.

ASL Group Ltd is principally involved in the printing sector, specialising in Managed Print Services and Managed Document Services. The company’s most recent clients have included major players such as Briggs & Forrester, and Racoon International.

The company’s application for SafeContractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business. SafeContractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to win new contracts, and its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by its insurers when the company liability policy is up for renewal.

Alcumus SafeContractor is a third party accreditation scheme that assesses the health and safety arrangements, policies and qualifications of contractors. Many major clients recognise the scheme and accept the SafeContractor certificate as confirmation of competency in health and safety practice.

Gemma Archibald, Director of Alcumus 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 place.”

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“More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good risk management in the way that ASL Group has done. The firm’s high standard has set an example which hopefully will be followed by other companies within the sector. 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.”

Mark Garius, CEO of ASL Group Ltd, said: “Whatever industry you’re in, health and safety is absolutely vital to ensure that staff are safe and healthy at all times. As a company, we’re proud to have made a commitment to a high standard of health and safety, something that will serve us well moving forward.”

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