Don't Cut Corners When It Comes to Health and Safety; Paul Smith, Associate Director in Facilities Management at DTZ, Looks at the Challenges of Choosing a Health and Safety Supplier
Byline: Paul Smith
QI am an occupier looking to change my health and safety provider, what do I need to consider when choosing a contractor? AFollowing the recent news that support services group Connaught had gone into administration, many occupiers were concerned that Safecontractor, the group's accreditation scheme, would be affected.
The good news is that the scheme is likely to be unaffected and remains an important part of choosing a supplier for property repairs or maintenance. With spending under the microscope, occupiers need to be careful that cost is not the only criterion when choosing a supplier as saving money in the wrong areas can lead to cutting …
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Publication information: Article title: Don't Cut Corners When It Comes to Health and Safety; Paul Smith, Associate Director in Facilities Management at DTZ, Looks at the Challenges of Choosing a Health and Safety Supplier. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: October 14, 2010. Page number: 9. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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