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August 19, 2009

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Well done- PPE supplier awarded safety accreditation

Following an audit and evaluation carried out by the British Standards Institute (BSI), the firm was recognised for quality standards in health and safety. The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation promotes a safe and healthy working environment and provides guidelines for businesses to help them identify and resolve any issues before they arise.To gain the accreditation, Buck & Hickman was required to show that it had adhered to various standards in its stock-holding, warehousing and distribution department, including successfully reducing risk of accidents and improving training.Buck & Hickman health and safety manager, Mark Strong, said: “As a leading supplier of health and safety products, we take our own working environment and regulations incredibly seriously. We’re very proud of the accreditations we’ve earned – not just because of the credentials they give us but because it shows our customers that we practice what we preach.”

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