United Plant celebrates as first in new fleet of compliance vans hit the road
Continuing its drive across compliance and safety, leading independent asset management company, United Plant Services, has announced that its first new vans have been assigned to dedicated engineers, are fully operational, and are now, ‘out on the road’.
With its reputation for providing a quality service to customers operating all brands of plant machinery throughout the mining, waste and quarrying industry, United Plant delivers effective repairs, services and maintenance programmes on assets nationwide.
Now, as part of a move designed to reflect the company’s development and ambition, United Plant has invested in a van upgrade, together with a corporate rebrand which clearly defines engineers within the business who are dedicated to ‘compliance solutions’.
The first compliance vans have been consigned to qualified engineers, Nick Holden and Steve Siggee; freshly stocked and fully equipped with parts to ensure that customers receive a seamless service whilst on-site.
The United Plant compliance engineers conduct brake testing across all makes and models of machine. Each carries a comprehensive supply of seatbelts and seat covers; mirrors; bulbs; beacons; reverse alarms; strobes and buggy whips; together with ‘safety kits’, comprising all the parts and materials needed to guarantee compliance following a customer’s machine inspection.
“The vans have been purposefully stocked to carry the precise tools and parts our engineers require to leave customers with genuine peace of mind across compliance. What’s more, we ensure that the vans are regularly re-stocked so customer needs are met, and work is completed on-time as planned,” explains Managing Director, Greg Mulhearn.
With onboard safety kits including parts such as amber strobe flashing beacons; Hi-Viz seatbelts; rear 'emergency' cameras and monitors; white noise reverse alarms; twin blue reverse strobes; and a variety of mirrors, Greg confirms that his engineering team consistently have the right tools and equipment to-hand to perform the best job possible:
“It’s great to be able to handover a professional looking van that’s fully equipped for our engineers. Through our dedicated compliance solution there is also a thorough audit trail of the work carried out, so transparency and assurance that safety standards have been met gives our customers that extra peace of mind.
“As a team we are delighted to see the first compliance vans operational and out at customer sites. By investing in our people, we’re preparing for long-term growth, whilst always placing safety at the heart of everything we do,” concludes Greg.