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Capita Win APS Consultancy of the Year 2016

1st January 0001

Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure won the Association of Project Safety – Consultancy of the Year 2016, announced at the National Awards Ceremony at the Portman Hotel, London on 27th October.

The competition was open to any construction consultancy delivering Principal Designer and Designer as defined in the CDM 2015 regulations. The winning organisation had to show full integration of Design Risk Management within their processes, staff training and have at its core an active and integrated health and safety policy that promoted construction industry’s health objectives.

The award ceremony was compared by BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin, to a packed venue.
The award was accepted by Alan Herbert, Director – Safety Management Consultancy, accompanied by David Cornberg, Technical Director and John Ioannou, Associate Director.

The Capita case study featured Dover Western Docks Revivial, a five phased project to increase capacity, continuing until 2019, where Capita are Principal Designer. Mark Diviani and Kevin Williams of Dover Harbour Board joined members of the London CDM Team for the ceremony.

Our winning submission demonstrated:

  • How safety issues are integrated into all projects, using the CDM 2015 Manual;
  • Training of Capita staff in CDM and our transition to CDM 2015 and skills matrix;
  • Design risk management controlled through the Hazard Log;
  • Thought leadership, as industry leaders, with our Annual Health & Safety Lecture, breakfast seminars and newsletters;
  • Control of Ill health aspects of design.

The awards were judged by an expert panel of industry leaders, including the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

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