Striving to thrive

Safety – Wellbeing – Mental Health – Inclusion

In order for our business of thrive, our people must thrive.  We aim to be a place where our people feel happy, safe and supported.

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We work hard to ensure that every person who works for us or comes into contact with our work, returns home each day safe and well.  

Our proud to be safe behavioural safety programme maintains our safety culture and enables us to achieve year on year improvements.

Annual Safety Awards

Each year we celebrate the safety successes of our site teams at our annual safety awards.

This year we have added a category for Outstanding contribution to Covid19 response.

Categories include:

Outstanding Health and Safety Performance for the Project

Best Health and Safety InnovatioN

“Proud to be Safe” leadership

Black Hat newcomer of the Year

Best Stand Down

2017

2018

2019

mental health and Wellbeing

Mental Health and Wellbeing is a huge priority for us. As signatories to Building Mental Health we are committed to reducing the stigma associated with mental health and we are committed to maintaining a workplace culture that enables open and safe communication.  

We have provided mental health first aid training to several member of staff across the business and our safety team regularly promotes discussion across all sites.  

We regularly raise awareness about the range of places where support can be accessed.  

WE have Over 20 mental health first aiders in the business

Monitoring Good Days at Work

To help us to shape our wellbeing approach we perform regular participatory reviews and evaluations of our wellbeing impact.  

Designed by wellbeing specialists Good Day at Work, our recent wellbeing survey measured our organisation’s resilience across five categories including psychological, physical, career, financial and environmental. Our overall scores indicated that our people are highly engaged and happy at work.

81% Resilience (National average 77% - Ref: Good day at Work Wellbeing survey result 2019)

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Wellbeing initiatives

Our wellbeing initiatives support and engage our staff in a variety of ways, from providing fruit bowls, to on-site massage and mindfulness sessions. Each year we provide opportunities for our workforce to take part stimulating community volunteering activities, charity fundraising and team building events.

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Celebrating Difference

We strive to maintain a fair and inclusive working environment and we celebrate difference in all its forms. Across our business we benefit from the wealth of experience and perspectives that diversity brings in terms of in age, nationality and gender.  

Maintaining an inclusive environment supports everyone to thrive. We are proud of our exemplary record of women in engineering and senior management positions. Each year we celebrate International Women’s Day and International Women in Engineering Day.  

40% of our Structural Engineers are women