As part Of H&M Distributions commitment to improving the Safety Culture at all depots, 10 key Managers and Supervisors have all successfully completed industry respected Health & Safety Qualification IOSH Managing Safely. The course covers legislation, responsibilities and competence of staff.
The benefits to our operation are as follows:

· Greater productivity – fewer hours lost to sickness and accidents
· Improved organisation-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
· Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
· Internationally recognised certification for managers and supervisors
· Enhanced reputation with our customers

H&Ms Health & Safety Manager (Pete Quigley) says ‘it has given me immense pride in seeing The Safety Culture improve further at H&M Distribution especially pleasing to see the amount of effort the guys put into passing the course and embrace the changes the company has brought in. This has been one of many steps H&M are taking in ensuring Continuous Improvement and Staff Development our at the very core of our future direction’

Steve Thorpe, Regional Director, commented ‘H&S is the first item we discuss at our monthly board meetings and the work being done with the key managers is part of a bigger project with substantial investment in market leading equipment for our drivers and warehouse teams after companywide discussions and trials’