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VIRTUS LONDON7 Data Centre: The Shore Group Achieves Top Safety Performance

The Shore Group's Logistics team secured the #1 spot for subcontractor safety at the VIRTUS LONDON7 Data Centre project.

Ben Lovett
Ben LovettOperations Director
The Shore Group prioritises safety above all else, and our recent achievement at the VIRTUS LONDON7 Data Centre exemplifies this commitment. 
We are proud to announce that our Logistics team secured the top position for subcontractor safety performance at the VIRTUS LONDON7 Data Centre project, for Main Contractor ESG. This accomplishment recognises their dedication to maintaining the highest safety standards on-site. Special recognition goes to Ben Lovett, Logistics Director, and Vasile Turco, Logistics Manager, for their leadership. 
Why is Safety in Construction Important?
The construction industry presents numerous hazards, making safety paramount. Implementing rigorous safety measures protects workers, fosters trust, and enhances project outcomes. 
Here's How:
  • Reduced Injuries - Safe work environments prevent accidents and injuries.

  • Increased Productivity - A safe workplace leads to fewer disruptions and higher productivity.

  • Improved Project Outcomes - Fewer accidents translate to smoother project execution and better results.
The Shore Group's Commitment to Safety
Our VIRTUS LONDON7 Data Centre achievement highlights our focus on key safety areas:
  • Workspace Housekeeping: We maintain clean and organised workspaces to minimise accidents and ensure efficient execution.

  • Safe Handling of Deliveries: Through proper planning and training, we ensure safe deliveries by securing loads, using proper lifting techniques, and promoting safe handling procedures.

  • Working at Height: Our team is trained on using scaffolding, ladders, and harnesses correctly. We also prioritise regular equipment inspections and maintenance.

  • Use of Protective Equipment: We provide and train our team on using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like helmets, gloves, safety glasses, and high-visibility clothing.

  • Thorough Risk Assessments: We continuously assess work environments, processes, and equipment to identify and mitigate potential hazards.
Safety is a Core Value at The Shore Group
By embedding safety into our core values, we ensure every project is executed with the utmost care and responsibility. The VIRTUS LONDON7 Data Centre achievement is a testament to this commitment.

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Ben Lovett
Ben LovettOperations Director