BAM Nuttall, one of Europe’s largest construction companies, is the latest firm to join Safer Highways, making the number of new members 50 inside the 8 months of 2021.
The BAM Group was founded over 150 years ago and delivers exceptional engineering and construction experiences. It collaborates with its clients across private and public sector partnerships in the UK and internationally. Its purpose, it says, is to create sustainable environments that enhance peoples’ lives.
BAM Nuttall employs over 3,000 people across 100 projects, including sub-contractors and joint ventures. Its mission is to strive to create the best working environment for its team by constantly improving safety and working conditions.
As founders of the Institution for Collaborative Working, the company believes co-operation is paramount to delivering the best service and its supply chain partners help it to achieve this success through early engagement and long-term relationships.
On projects its aim has always been to leave a place better than when it arrived. Its strategy is focused on advancements to improve safety and wellbeing at work and across the industry.
Some of the major projects the company has delivered over the last few years includes: the Osordsall Chord Bridge, Thames Tideway tunnel, Highland railway enhancement and the London City Airport expansion.
Speaking about joining as members, Doug Mills, Divisional Director – Highways, BAM Nuttall said: “Health and Safety within the construction industry has made huge strides over the last decade and Safer Highways was established to help embed that culture within the highways sector. BAM Nuttall has a proud track record of embracing and pioneering improvements to safety culture within our organisation and becoming a member of Safer Highways will help us to share our experience, learn from others and help to drive the industry forward together.”
Ruth Pott, Head of Workplace Health and Wellbeing, BAM Nuttall added: “I am delighted that BAM Nuttall has taken this positive step to become part of Safer Highways. Health, safety, mental health and wellbeing lies at the heart of all that we do. We very much look forward to being able to work more closely and collaboratively with Safer Highways to further raise awareness of all these issues, so we can all make a difference and create an even healthier and safer work environment for all.”
Welcoming BAM Nuttall as members, Kevin Robinson, Chief Executive of Safer Highways said: “It is a pleasure to welcome yet another forward-thinking company that is committed to maintain and improving its focus on health, safety and wellbeing across its business and I look forward to collaborating with them across a number of our programmes.”