Mechanical & Roofing Services Ltd – Going for Gold

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Mechanical & Roofing Services Ltd – Going for Gold

Founded in 1993, Mechanical & Roofing Services Ltd are an independent, owner managed company and have established a reputation as a leading supplier and installer of cast iron drainage systems. With a 20 men strong team we deal directly with main contractors, says Lee Griffin our Technical Manager.

We’re proud to be apart of FORS and strongly recommend all companies to join the scheme. Lee Griffin, Technical Manager is our elected Fuel and Emissions Champion and he explains how important FORS is to our Company.

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We 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 and improving our MPG. FORS has helped us improve our filing systems and procedures.

‘FORS has helped us achieve compliance and safety’

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

‘We have increased our MPG by 9.5% in the past 12 months’

We haven’t had any accidents or PCN’s in the past 2 years. We have also implemented an Anti-Idling Policy to bring our Standards in line with the new FORS version 4.0 standards.

  MPG PCN’s & Accidents
Dec 2014 – Nov 2015 26.48 MPG 0
Dec 2015 – Nov 2016 29.00 MPG 0
Percentage improvement 9.5% improvement

 Major improvements in MPG in the past 12 months!

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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.

Please note: All published FORS Gold case studies have been submitted by the accredited company named above and transcribed verbatim