This is a sponsored article by Window Ware
On the 20th March this year, leading hardware supplier to the door and window industry – Window Ware, celebrated 1500 days since its last lost time accident!
It’s a huge achievement, especially considering that the company’s small Health and Safety team carry out their accident-averting duties in addition to their main roles. Some firms employ full-time dedicated health and safety staff yet never achieve this kind of long-standing injury-free track record.
Everyone on board
Window Ware attributes this marvellous milestone to a strong safety-conscious culture and diligent colleagues who are committed at all times to ensuring the well-being of anyone who interacts with the business – not just staff, but suppliers, contractors and visitors too. Window Ware’s Operations Manager, Dave Harris was keen to praise each and every employee, saying, “Ensuring a safe working environment takes real team effort. We should all be immensely proud that we’ve delivered quality products and consistently high standards of service with no compromise on safety and no loss of working days due to injury since April 2012. In fact, for the last 88 days, we’ve not even seen so much as a minor incident on site! Everyone thoroughly deserved a generous slice of the celebration cake we bought to mark the occasion.”
It’s not surprising that health and safety is such a priority for Window Ware, because it takes pride of place in the corporate culture of Arran Isle – a group of international building products companies of which Window Ware is a part. Along with Integrity, Lead Change and Expertise, Safety forms the four key values that help to guide the group as a whole. Window Ware’s Managing Director, Sam Nuckey, explained, “We make every effort possible to maintain the highest standards of health and safety in everything we do. We have a great team at Window Ware, so of course we want to make sure we look after them properly. While preventing lost time accidents, not only do we safeguard staff wellbeing, we also ensure consistently high levels of service and reliability for our customers. We’re thrilled that our hard work has paid off, but we can’t afford to lower our guard for an instant! We’ll continue to champion safety, train our staff, refresh skills and stay alert for potential hazards in the workplace to reduce risks to the business and continue our unbroken health and safety record, and protect the continuous supply chain that we offer our customers.”
About Window Ware
Window Ware is one of the UK’s leading distributors of window and door hardware, tools, fixings and consumables to the fenestration market. The company is renowned for supplying some of the best-known, most trusted brands like Yale, MACO, Trojan, Xpert, Greenwood Airvac and RW Simon, all backed by excellent next-day service and unrivalled expertise. Find out more and browse their product online at https://www.windowware.co.uk/
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