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RoSPA President’s Award

VolkerHighways is a member of The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). In 2021, VolkerHighways achieved an eleventh RoSPA Gold Award, which resulted in a second President’s Award. The President’s Award is presented to those organisations who have achieved ten to 14 consecutive RoSPA Gold Awards.

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International Safety Award with Merit

In 2021, VolkerHighways was awarded a fifth continuous International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council.

CCS National Site Awards

VolkerHighways are part of the Considerate Constructors Scheme and have shown consistent improvement over recent years. In recognition, we have been awarded CCS National Site Awards for two of our contracts. To view our latest CCS scores, please click here. 

Social value

VolkerHighways measures its social value contributions according to the principles laid out within the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012.

We have recently adopted Thrive, a reporting portal that provides VolkerHighways with a ‘one stop shop’ to manage, record and capture the outstanding work we do towards social value, volunteering, community and education engagement. ​

Read more about our education engagement initiative here: Education engagement - VolkerHighways

CHAS

VolkerHighways is an approved member of the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS).

Constructionline

As a gold member of Constructionline, VolkerHighways has met pre-qualification requirements appropriate to public and private sector procurement.

Constructionline together with CHAS and Achilles are independent accreditation schemes that use the Common Assessment standard to assess the construction sector. This scheme is endorsed and supported by Build UK, the leading representative organisation of construction representing 11,500 specialist contractors and other organisations, in the UK.

Equality, diversity and inclusion accreditations

VolkerHighways is proud to have Investors in Diversity accreditation and to be members and supporters of a wide and diverse range of schemes and organisations that promote inclusion and diversity. To view all our awards and accreditations, please click here.

FORS bronze accreditation

FORS helps fleet operators to measure and monitor performance and alter their operations in order to demonstrate best practice. VolkerHighways holds a FORS bronze accreditation.

 

VolkerSmart Technologies awards and accrediations

  • Highways Electrical Association (HEA) and Highway Electrical Registration Scheme (HERS) 
  • Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP)
  • National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC)
  • The Lloyd’s Register EMEA under the National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS)
  • Registered OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) installer
  • National Highways Sector Scheme 8 (overseeing/ installation/ maintenance of highway electrical equipment and supporting works)
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