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2506, 2016

BriggsAmasco wins coveted training award at Roofing Awards 2012

‘Along with our prestigious Roofing award at the Construction News Specialist Awards 2012, this award is testament to our commitment to training of our staff and operatives,’ commented BriggsAmasco Managing Director Dave Maginnis.

On announcing the award – formally recognised by CITB-ConstructionSkills – the judges praised the company’s approach. ‘Training is an everyday part of this organisation’s ethos, but they have gone further and built a dedicated training room for not only themselves but other trade associations and organisations to use to train other contractors extending the benefit of training to all in the roofing sector.’

In the last 12 months alone, an impressive 504 man days have been allocated to individual staff and operative training both on site and at the company’s dedicated training centre. The training centre at the head office in the West Midlands offers up to date classroom facilities and further areas with training rigs for hands on learning of roofing skills. The company has an active policy of promotion from within, and supports employees in vocational and educational training.

The Roofing Awards have now entered their seventh year and this year was hosted by TV presenter Matt Allwright. Formerly the NFRC Awards, they have become an industry-wide competition that recognise and reward outstanding standards of workmanship and safety within the roofing industry.

2406, 2016

BriggsAmasco wins Roofing category at Specialist Awards 2012

On Tuesday 20th March 2012 at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, 79 of the country’s leading specialist subcontractors gathered to contest the 17 awards. Up against six finalists in the roofing category, BriggsAmasco came out on top to cap another fantastic year for one of the country’s leading roofing and waterproofing organisations.

The prestigious award recognises the hard work and commitment of every person in the 280-strong company. Highlighting achievements of the last twelve months, the award focused on BriggsAmasco’s exceptional standards of staff and operative training, health and safety, strategic partnerships and supply chain, as well as an exemplary flat roof refurbishment for Excel Europe.

On announcing the result, judges praised BriggsAmasco’s abilities to set new standards in the roofing sector, commenting; “Strong submission from a good-all round company. A company that works at a different level to most in the industry.”

The Specialist Awards reward the finest specialist contractors and construction projects across the industry, with the quality of entries this year far exceeding the judges’ expectations, this latest award further enhances BriggsAmasco’s reputation for delivering exceptional waterproofing and roofing solutions, as demonstrated at more than 1200 contracts carried out last year.

Pictured is Ray Horwood, Chief Executive NFRC, Kevin Greenall, BriggsAmasco Branch Manager Liverpool, Dave Maginnis, BriggsAmasco Managing Director and Comedian Simon Evans.

2306, 2016

BriggsAmasco wins Silver Award in NFRC ‘Safety in Roofing’ scheme

BriggsAmasco has an exemplary health and safety record spanning many years, which the company strives to maintain. The latest award further enhances this hard-earned reputation for delivering professionalism, quality and safety at every one of the 1200+ projects that the company completes every year.

Safety training is a priority, with BriggsAmasco employing a national training manager and two full time safety advisers to ensure the workforce constantly updates its skills and safety performance. The company has also introduced a ‘behavioural’ training programme, rolled out across the entire workforce, which promotes a positive safety culture and more proactive approach to dealing with on-site safety.

The ‘Safety in Roofing’ Awards Scheme helps to promote a positive attitude towards health and safety amongst NFRC member companies. Externally marked by an independent panel of health and safety experts, only the best trade members are recognised and rewarded.

As well as the Silver Award, BriggsAmasco was the first UK national roofing contractor to achieve ‘Investor in People’ status. The company has also been approved by Achilles, CHAS and Constructionline, alongside accreditation under the Safecontractor scheme, demonstrating the company’s continued and unrivalled commitment to the highest standards of health and safety.

2206, 2016

BriggsAmasco wins Safety Contractor of the Month Award

With ‘Investor in People’ status and accepted under the Safecontractor scheme, this latest award further enhances BriggsAmasco’s reputation as one of the country’s leading roofing and waterproofing organisations with an ongoing commitment to health and safety, training and professionalism at all times.

‘Our company sets the roofing industry standard for health and safety with a number of training and development initiatives,’ said Mike Gilford, Branch Manager at BriggsAmasco. ‘With stringent health and safety self-regulatory process, we were able to ensure all our employees, other trades on-site and the general public at the Isle of Sheppey Academy site were kept safe at all times.”

The award, from one of the UK’s largest construction companies, recognises BriggsAmasco’s ability to deliver exceptional waterproofing and roofing projects whilst adhering to leading health, safety and environmental standards.

2106, 2016

BriggsAmasco shortlisted at Specialist Awards 2012

Leading roofing and waterproofing contractor BriggsAmasco, having completed more than 1,200 projects in less than 12 months, has been shortlisted for the second year running in the roofing contractor of the year category at the Specialist Awards 2012.

2006, 2016

BriggsAmasco picks up brace of HS&E Awards

The awards were presented to BriggsAmasco for demonstrating exceptional HS&E standards at two prestigious roofing contracts in Doncaster – the new-build £10m Campsmount Technology College and Doncaster Council’s new £20m Civic Offices.

‘We ensure our employees, other workers on site and the general public are kept safe at all times during every project that we undertake,’ said Duncan Purdie of BriggsAmasco. ‘Our company has led the way in the roofing industry with a number of health, safety and environment initiatives that are clearly paying dividends.”

The awards, presented by Wates Construction, recognise the company’s abilities to deliver exceptional waterproofing and roofing projects whilst adhering to leading health, safety and environmental standards.

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