McCarthy and Stone scoops safety award for site manager of the year

11 October 2017

Brendan Sullivan, Site Manager for the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder, McCarthy & Stone, is celebrating after scooping the award for Midlands Site Manager of the Year at the Building Safety Group’s (BSG) Health and Safety Awards.

The annual awards are a national celebration of Health and Safety in the workplace, recognising individuals and organisations who consistently demonstrate an exceptional commitment to high standards of safety. Brendan Sullivan, from Coventry, who was site manager for Alder House in Aldridge, commented: “I am thrilled to win this prestigious award. The level of detail that goes into a McCarthy and Stone development is particularly high, and it gives me a great sense of satisfaction to work with the teams on site and deliver a new development to such a standard.”

Martin Edwards, Regional Managing Director for McCarthy and Stone West Midlands, said: “We are extremely delighted to have a member of our team win a BSG Award, this is a huge achievement and testament to us being placed amongst the best in the industry. 

“As the leading provider of purpose-built retirement accommodation we take great pride in the work we do. Health and safety really is one of the fundamental principles of our business, and we are committed to investing in training and regular site inspections to ensure we are continually improving.” 

BSG is the UK’s largest construction safety consultant for health, safety and environmental advice, and boasts over 800 members in the construction industry, operating across 3,500 workplaces throughout the country. The not-for-profit organisation provides a range of services, including independent site inspections, health and safety training, plus consultancy and guidance services to ensure businesses minimise risk and remain compliant with industry regulations.

More than nine out of ten customers would recommend McCarthy and Stone to a friend, ensuring it has received the full Five Star award for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation for 12 years’ running.  McCarthy and Stone is the only UK housebuilder of any size or type to achieve this accolade for 12 years, which is every year the awards have been run.

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