From the technologies and processes we use in our factories to the standards we uphold when sourcing new growers and suppliers, we make adherence to environmental, health and safety regulations a top priority.
Observance of these guarantees the safety of our employees and of those who engage with our products. Every six months we are audited by eLAS to ensure we are in compliance with all regulations relevant to our industry. Some of the regulations we are audited against include:
- Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- The Health & Safety Information for Employees (amendment) Regulations 2009
- The Employers Liability (Compulsory Insurance) (amendment) Regulations 2008
- Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992, Maintenance of Workplace (Regulation 5)
- Provision and Use of Workplace Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998
- The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998, as amended 2002
- Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
- Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
- The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000
- The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
- The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended)
- Health & Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
- Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
- Health & Safety (Signs & Signals) Regulations 1996
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (as amended)
- The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR)
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
Considering the environment
We adhere to BRC environmental policy standards (Level 188.8.131.52) and are committed to the preservation of local environments. We make the best use of modern technology to increase the efficiency of our factory operations, reducing waste, minimising pollution and protecting the integrity of our surrounding area.
We go above and beyond industry standards, observing international treaties and agreements, such as CITES and the United Nations Global Compact, to ensure that our products and practices do not endanger people, wildlife or local ecologies.