Local Hire Business wins Award for Adopting Higher Standards

Local hire business wins award for adopting higher standards! County Wicklow basedWicklow Hire & Sales Ltd has been awarded the prestigious SafeHire Certificate from hire sector trade body HAE, a mark of quality that will provide huge benefits to local customers. The business was recognised by HAE for its achievements in reaching high standards of customer service, safety and environmental management. A key element to becoming SafeHire Certified is inclusion in procurement tenders. This is already gaining traction in the UK with a number of leading hire companies reporting that national clients and major contractors are beginning to instruct that their hire partners must be SafeHire Certified in order to be considered for inclusion within the supply chain. With fifteenemployees, Wicklow Hire & Sales Ltdserves most construction sites on the east coast of Ireland. Key projects undertaken by the business include: largehousing developments and new schools builds in Wicklow, Wexford and County Dublin. Billy O’ Reilly managing director of Wicklow Hire, speaking after receiving the SafeHire Certification award, said: “being a member of HAE gives us the confidence to know there is a respected organised trade body backing us. Membership shows our customers that we can offer a vast range of reliable equipment with a high level of service and advice. It also gives our customers confidence and peace of mind knowing that Wicklow Hire & Salescan offer safe and reliable equipment as we have successfully passed the HAE SafeHire audit and assessment process”. Graham Arundell, HAE Managing Director commented: “We are delighted Wicklow Hire & Sales has achieved SafeHire Certification. It is very important that local customers can rest assured they will receive only the highest standards of service and this certification scheme proves that. SafeHire Certification is a vital step towards creating an even playing-field across the industry, enabling hire companies of all sizes to stand at the same level of capability and performance”.