Balfour Beatty – Major Company Award
Balfour Beatty places huge importance on improving health and safety. It strives to lead the way by setting a goal to achieve Zero Harm across all its businesses by 2012. This means that it will operate in a safe manner leading to zero fatalities, zero permanently disabling injuries and zero injuries to the public.
Balfour Beatty Group operates over 14,000 vehicles in the UK.
In addition to a thorough top-down road safety management policy throughout the group, individual businesses also take innovative approaches to managing drivers, Balfour Beatty Plant and Fleet Services uses a Driver Risk Index developed in conjunction with Cranfield University and a bespoke Driver Risk Management programme, which uses e-learning development training and simulator assessment.
Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions uses RiskMaster supplied by The Fleet Support Group, which has helped to achieve a risk reduction of 60% and accident reduction of 40%.