FORS published its latest standard at its annual members’ conference held yesterday (16 October) in Birmingham. The latest edition – version five – addresses the need for air quality improvements and sets out how operators in the scheme can guard against terrorism. The FORS standard is updated every two years in a bid to drive-up safety, environmental, and efficiency standards of members. FORS director, John Hix, said: “FORS has always been committed to promoting continuous best practice, both in the […]
Wilson James has been award gold in TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) for its London Construction Consolidation Centre in Silvertown.
Eighty seven companies have achieved gold Fors accreditation since its nationwide roll out in February this year.
Eyebrows rose in some parts of the industry when construction materials supplier Lafarge Tarmac announced it was going to start accrediting subcontractors for Fors as part of a new safety drive. But as the programme gathers pace, the firm has no regrets. There are many different approaches to managing subcontractors, but the announcement back in March by construction materials giant Lafarge Tarmac that it was going to start auditing its core subbies for compliance with Transport for London (TfL)’s Fleet […]