Sound Reduction Systems

Safety first for Sound Reduction Systems as Sonata installers receive SafeContractor accreditation

  • 5 Mar 2020

Leading acoustic insulation systems manufacturer and supplier Sound Reduction Systems has been awarded the highly respected Alcumus SafeContractor accreditation, in recognition of its Sonata installation team’s health and safety excellence.

As a major nationwide installer of products for improving acoustics within schools and other public and commercial buildings, Sound Reduction Systems has vast experience in guaranteeing its installation teams adopt the safest working practices in all its new build and refurbishment projects.

The team works extensively with the education sector, in particular, given how its Sonata sound absorption panels range provides the ideal solution for improving acoustics in school halls and classrooms, which often have high ceilings. 

By receiving SafeContractor status, SRS now offers independently assessed assurance under a leading third party accreditation scheme, which recognises the highest standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.

Sound Reduction Systems

Training and development underpins health and safety excellence throughout SRS. All its Sonata installers regularly undertake training to ensure they are fully up to speed and minimise risks when working in what is still one of the most dangerous sectors.

This includes maintaining an Asbestos Awareness Certificate and PASMA Certificate and Card to stay safe when working on access towers at height.

Alex Docherty, Director at Sound Reduction Systems, commented: “As a specialist sub-contractor working on a diverse range of sound improvement projects across the UK, we know how important it is for our clients to have complete confidence that their supply chain partners are 100% committed to the health and safety of people, customers and our environment.

“That’s why SafeContractor accreditation is so important, allowing us to show that we adopt good risk management and have the processes and resources in place to achieve uniform standards across everything Sonata installation.”

SafeContractor is a highly respected scheme, utilised by organisations ranging from SMEs to FTSE100 organisations, including Unilever, Debenhams, Virgin Trains and Vodafone.

To achieve SafeContractor accreditation, a company must provide an auditor with detailed and evidence-backed health and safety practices.

Following their assessment, they will either award a company with the accreditation or work with them in order to ensure they can meet the standards in future.

In addition to its Sonata range, SRS manufactures and supplies a market-leading range of products for soundproofing floors, walls and ceilings, including the original proprietary flooring underlay system, Acoustilay, one of the most imitated products in the market, and Maxiboard, a patented composite building board that offers excellent acoustic performance when used on walls, partitions, and ceilings.

As well as its standard ranges, SRS’ expertise means it can accommodate out of the ordinary applications too, with specialist bespoke design capability for acoustic products.

In parallel to its health and safety focus, the SRS team is committed to technical excellence too.

Every member of its technical department is all full member of the Institute of Acoustics, meaning they can authoritatively advise on any acoustic problem, and has expertise in meeting Building Regulations Part E (Dwelling-houses and rooms for residential purposes), Building Bulletin 93 (Schools), and the Department of Health’s Technical Design Manual (Healthcare).

Visit the website

Leave a Reply

Latest news

ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions introduces Openings Studio Asset Tagging

ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland has introduced an asset tagging functionality for doors developed using its Openings Studio™ Building Information Modelling (BIM) Software.

Posted in Access Control & Door Entry Systems, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, BIM, Infrastructure & CAD Software, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Doors, Facility Management & Building Services, Information Technology, Innovations & New Products, Security and Fire Protection

Sika

Sika Everbuild’s EB25 goes from strength to strength

Sika Everbuild is teaming up with the former World’s Strongest Man, Eddie Hall, to promote its super strong EB25 ultimate sealant and adhesive.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Innovations & New Products, Render, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

ASSA ABLOY
Crown

Jade Oakes is Crown-sponsored Apprentice Decorator of the Year

The prestigious Apprentice Decorator of the Year competition came to a head at Edinburgh College in November, with a three-day event which saw eight finalists take centre stage.

Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Paints, Paints, Coatings & Finishes, Recruitment, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls