Improvement Opportunities (IO)

June statistics During the month of June it’s great to see the level of engagement with the IO system increase. There were many good IOs raised which were likely to have prevented accidents or incidents occurring. There were many good suggestions for improvements and proactive actions being undertaken. Our suppliers contributed to over 7.76% of…

Hydration

Our bodies are 50-75% water – dehydration is when we lose more water than we take in. Water Facts Our bodies are 50-75% water – dehydration is when we lose more water than we take in. Being dehydrated by as little as 2%  of your bodyweight can have negative effects. The recommended daily intake of…

Sun, skin and hydration

July’s Health and Wellbeing focus is sun, skin and hydration. Sun Did you know that…. Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the UK with over 50,000 new cases every year. Those most at risk are people who work outside, have pale skin or freckled skin that is prone to…

Stamping out road worker abuse

Did you know that… over 50% of roadworkers are abused every week and over 80% don’t report the incident. To help protect all our workers whilst they carry out essential work on the road network we’re proud to support the Stamp It Out commitment, which aims to completely eliminate all kinds of abuse across road…

Collaborating with our partners

We held our first ever supply chain event as Octavius with representatives from more than 80 of our supply chain. The event was a fantastic opportunity to connect with our supply chain since the transition of the company. Together with our Senior Leadership we discussed important topics including carbon reduction, sustainability, safety and shared best…

Preventing breakdowns this summer

Over the Summer you may be planning holidays, to ensure you have a smooth and safe journey it’s vital you carry  out some simple checks to avoid a breakdown. 1. Tyre Tread All tyres are legally required to have a minimum tread depth of 1.6mm.  Driving without the legally required amount of tread can adversely…

Creating a greener environment with Supply Chain Sustainability School

Please join us at the next workshops that we’re hosting alongside our partners. Everyone across Octavius and our supply chain is welcome to join. If you would like any further information about the workshops or Supply Chain School resources, contact Niko Sapounas. Free learning resources Don’t forget The Supply Chain Sustainability School has a whole…