Forest Environmental Ltd Going for Gold

Forest Environmental Ltd Going for Gold

Forest Environmental is recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialists in Asbestos Industry and Environmental Services. We are able to offer a complete solution, working in partnership with each client to achieve a successful outcome.

Since its original inception in 1975, Forest Environmental Ltd has grown and diversified into the organisation it is today – a UK based contractor with international experience and capacity providing highly competent asbestos management services, soft strip demolition, fire risk assessment, FIRAS accredited fire stopping, RoSPA accredited health & safety training and other environmental services. Sam Nash, our Fleet Co-ordinator is our elected Fuel and Emissions Champion and he explains how important FORS is to our Company.

Forest `1We came across FORS when tendering for work across London. When we looked at the requirements and benefits of joining the scheme we saw that they fitted in perfectly with our ethos of improving safety whilst complementing our drive to improve fuel efficiency and reduce our environmental impact.

We take compliance and safety very seriously so we achieved our Bronze and Silver Accreditation first time. FORS did help us by providing training and tools that improved the policies and procedures.

The performance management toolkit really helped us set our targets for reducing our carbon footprint while improving our MPG. FORS has helped us improve our filing systems and procedures

All our drivers have completed their Safe Urban Driving course which was funded by the Transport for London.

‘FORS has helped us achieve compliance and safety’

We have improved our MPG across the fleet from 14.9 MPG to 15.5 MPG, this was achieved by making sure our drivers select the best possible route to our sites and reduced our Idling across the Fleet.

‘We have improved our MPG across the fleet from 14.9 MPG to 15.5 MPG in the last 12 months’

Litres of fuel used  Total Miles Driven MPG
Sept 2013 – Aug 2014
263,404 790,194 14.99 MPG Across the Fleet
Sept 2014 – Aug 2015 288,932 895,662 15.49 MPG Across the Fleet

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Gaining FORS Gold Accreditation shows how dedicated we are as a company to improving road safety and the safety of all vulnerable road users in London as well as nationally. We will continuously use what FORS has taught us to help reduce our carbon footprint and make the roads so safer for everyone that uses them.