By: Melissa Nichols On: January 22, 2021 In: Blog Comments: 0

Achilles UVDB AuditedGGR Group has successfully passed the Achilles UVDB verify (Category B2) audit, with a 100% pass rate across all subject areas, for the 3rd year running.

Following a two-day audit, GGR Group were assessed on internal management systems, processes, on-site systems, and operational procedures. The company’s on-site contract lifting operations were also audited.

The audit saw the company successfully achieve 100% in areas that include Health and Safety, Environment, Quality and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Kevin Fairholm, Group HSQE Manager at GGR Group said “We are delighted to have achieved a 100% pass rate on the Achilles UVDB verify audit for the 3rd year running. This is another great achievement for GGR Group and highlights our commitment towards maintaining comprehensive management systems and processes, as well as the effective management of health, safety and environmental systems ”.

“The audit provides pre-qualification assurance for utilities companies; enabling access to suitably pre-qualified suppliers they can confidently invite to tender for their requirements. Successfully passing and achieving a 100% score will allow GGR Group to continue to provide essential lifting operations to the utilities industry”.

What is Achilles UVDB Verify Audit?

Achilles UVDB Verify is an independent audit of an organisation’s Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ) management systems and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). By undertaking the assessment process, suppliers and contractors will gain a clear understanding of the industry’s qualification requirements. Achilles UVDB (Utility Vendor Database) is a pre-qualification scheme that is designed to ensure accountability and ethical considerations throughout the utility sector within the UK.

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