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New ROLO Health, Safety & Environmental Awareness course for July 2017

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AEMG have added an additional ROLO course date for July 25th 2017
The course will all be held at:
Bordesley Hall The Holloway Alvechurch Worcestershire B48 7QB
Acorn Group also provide bespoke courses and course dates for groups of employees who require ROLO training [...]

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M5 Newt Fencing

Contract Summary
Contract Name: M5 SMART Motorway Upgrade
Main Contractor: Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV JV)
Duration: 18 Months
Contract Value: £1.2 million
Scope-Vegetation clearance and Newt Fencing installation to satisfy habitat requirements.
As part of Highways England’s strategy to improve [...]

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M5 Tree and Vegetation Removal

As part of Highways England’s strategy to improve traffic flow and improve the UK’s Strategic Highway Network, a section of the M5 between junction 4a to 6 was upgraded to become a SMART motorway encompassing new technology and deploy a running hard shoulder. Balfour Beatty Vinci JV was appointed [...]

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Acorn Group Supports Animal and Plant Health Agency to understand Sweet Chestnut Blight

Contract Summary
Contract Name: Animal and Plant Health Agency
Main Contractor: Animal and Plant Health Agency
Duration: 8 Days8 Months
Contract Value: £20,000million
On this project we supported the Animal and Plant Health Agency to investigate and remove samples from a Sweet Chestnut Tree that [...]

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Acorn Environmental Management Group awarded 5th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Acorn Environmental Management Group Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017.
The company, based in REDDITCH, achieved the Gold Medal (5 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
They will be [...]

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“The Acorn Environmental Management Group is one of the largest, independent, Vegetation Management / Tree Surgery / Landscaping companies in the UK.”
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Tony Capwell
Fitzgerald Contractors

The Directors and employees of AEMG are committed to reducing the impacts of our Operations upon the environment and communities.

 

To ensure we meet our commitments we have developed and operate an Environmental Management System as part of our Integrated Management System. Our Environmental Management System is accredited to ISO 14001: 2004.

 

We will use the guidance set out in ISO14001:2004 to help guide our activities and to help us to continually improve our environmental performance and reduce our environmental impact.

 

We have developed and implemented structures and arrangements to ensure that AEMG is at the forefront of industry best practice in the management of environmental impacts.

 

AEMG will ensure that the business meets best practice standards wherever possible, and minimum requirements in all other aspects, set by the environmental law in this country.

 

Environmental Policy

 

Statement:

Acorn Environmental Management Group (the ‘Organisation’) recognises the importance of environmental protection and is committed to operating its business responsibly and in compliance with all legal requirements relating to the provision of arboricultural services. It is the Organisation’s declared policy to operate with and to maintain good relations with all regulatory bodies.

It is the Organisation’s objective to carry out all measures reasonably practicable to meet, exceed or develop all necessary or desirable requirements and to continually improve environmental performance through the implementation of the following:

 

a) Assess and regularly re-assess the environmental effects of the Organisation’s activities
b) Training of employees in environmental issues
c) Minimise the production of waste
d) Minimise material wastage
e) Minimise energy wastage
f) Promote the use of recyclable and renewable materials
g) Reduce and/or limit the production of pollutants to water, land and air
h) Control noise emissions from operations
i) Minimise the risk to the general public and employees from operations and activities undertaken by the Organisation

 

This Policy is communicated to all employees, suppliers and sub-contractors and is made available to the public.