DavyMarkham, a flag ship Sheffield heavy engineering firm, works on some of the
most prestigious engineering projects around the world.
announced their recent achievement of a voluntary management standard (BS EN
ISO18001) that is internationally recognised as a mark of excellence and best
practice in health and safety management.
DavyMarkham’s management team selected certification to BS EN ISO18001 as a
project to focus on, in order to drive continuous performance improvements into
its management systems throughout the business and to cement a change of
The project was driven by a desire to ensure that the commercial success of
the firm was matched or exceeded by attention to standards of risk reduction.
The whole of the 200+ strong work force was involved in an important review
leading to a systematic process of change, improvement and realignment. The
company wanted to place safety at the heart of day-to-day operations.
Kevin Parkin, Managing Director, said “the safety of staff on site and at
installations is my number one priority and we have been able to back up this
commitment with the achievement of an international standard. Our certification
marks a reinforcement that will deliver a more robust system of protection for
the employees and company alike.”
Dr John Trainor, founder and Managing Director of consultants E9 Limited
explained “Safety management is recognised for the primary benefits in the
protection of heath and prevention of accidents and injury, however, the
adoption of the right culture, one that accepts safety as an engineered-in part
of the process, can also lever very significant commercial benefits, if
For further information contact Dr. John R. Trainor on
Notes to Editors:
designs, manufactures, fabricates and machines heavy and complex engineering
components and assemblies.
Main sectors serviced include:
- Power generation
Situated in Sheffield (UK) DavyMarkham has extensive
workshops that are unique in Western Europe, in terms of capacity and
capabilities for heavy fabrications and machined components.
DavyMarkham are able to handle extremely large turnkey
projects, utilising our expertise in hydraulics, controls, engineering,
installation and servicing with the capability of moving individual structures
weighing up to 350 tonnes.
DavyMarkham was recently acquired by the of the HDO Group.
E9 Limited operates from bases in Coventry and
Sheffield, offering a range of environmental and energy consultancy services. E9
predominantly supports industrial and manufacturing companies through
development and change by implementing continuous improvements to company
operations through a range of innovative management and technical products and