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Top safety accreditation for Cynergi Cleaning & Support Services
Cynergi 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 contractors.
Employing 275 people, Cynergi is principally involved in the contract cleaning and support service sector, specialising commercial premises and manufacturing industries and with a £3 million turnover. Cynergi's most recent clients have included major players such as Warner Music.
The company's application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.
Cynergi Managing Director, John Goodwin, says: "As a company we take health & safety extremely seriously and it's great news that our commitment to safe working practises has been recognised with this accreditation."
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.
The scheme 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 says: "Major organisations simply cannot afford to run the risk of employing contractors who are not able to prove that they have sound health & safety policies in place.
"More companies need to understand the importance of adopting good risk management in the way that Cynergi 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."
Under the Safecontractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health & 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 that 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, nationwide 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 work.
Image shows: John Goodwin (MD) & Ian Hotston (Ops Director)
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16th October 2014