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Datalec Precision Installations Celebrates Health and Safety Day with Award-Winning Policies and H&S Professionals

Datalec Precision Installations (DPI), a provider of world-class data centre design, supply, build and managed services to deliver seamless, integrated and unified end-to-end solutions for data centre operators, is proud to support World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

The company’s dedicated team of in-house Health and Safety professionals have over 60 years combined experience and are integral in ensuring that the health and safety of its people, and its customers people, is central to core values where ‘Health is our mission, safety is critical’.

DPI’s Health and Safety culture is strong, dynamic, and ever evolving and is proud of its positively earnt reputation, combining best practice and innovation to ensure only the highest standards prevail. Including the following measures to ensure employees remain safe while working involving; company-specific inductions, award-winning policies, procedures, and documentation, all of which are ISO accredited.

Working in a wide range of environments for a wide range of customers requires careful management of an equally wide range of risks. DPI provides suitable and sufficiently trained supervisors and managers on each project with tried and tested PPE and equipment suppliers, dedicated access and plant suppliers, and a training provider partnership.

In celebration of Health and Safety Day on April 28th, DPI has launched a specific safety poster campaign for the month, along with an accompanying toolbox talk. Dedicated coffee huddles have also been organised to facilitate informal wellbeing chats and exchanges with colleagues.

The company’s constant commitment to H&S is evident through DPI’s British Safety Council Distinction Award, which places them in the top 14% of applicants. In addition, DPI has achieved several other accreditations, including CHAS, Safe Contractor, Safe Electric (Ireland), and a hat-trick of ISOs – 9001 Quality management, 14001 Environmental management, and 45001 Health & Safety Management. The company has had no RIDDOR accidents since September 2021, having worked 870,000 hours with an average of 255 persons a month working across its various projects, sites & countries.

Marc Bailey, H&S Technical Director commented, “Datalec encourages all of our operatives to do the following: Before you start work, STOP; take a step back: evaluate, review, then proceed!  The Health & Safety team is pleased to be an integral part of a forward-thinking and progressive organisation. DPI acknowledges the professionalism of its H&S department and provides it with the necessary tools and budget for continued evolution of a great existing culture.”

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