Our HSQE Commitment

Story Contracting is committed to being a sustainable business that continues to improve through proactive involvement and engagement with stakeholders, and provides a safe environment for current and future generations.

We are committed to the provision of a strong and active leadership and a dedicated Health, Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE) department which monitors our procedures and operations to ensure the highest standards are achieved.

Story Culture 

Our Plan Safe:Work Safe campaign was launched in 2009. This continues to create an instinctive culture
throughout the business with regard to health and safety.

Plan Safe: Work Safe
  • Meticulous planning and preparation
  • Method statements/documentation underpin our activities
  • Involve and select the right people for the planned works
  • Ensure suitability of plant and equipment
  • Daily briefs encourage feedback
  • Safe Work Policy
  • Hazard Spotter/Improvement Spotter process
  • Work activities regularly audited
  • Lessons learned process drives continuous improvement

Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Management

Our Business Management System is accredited to ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety), ISO 14001:2015 (Environment) and ISO 9001:2015 (Quality). The scope of our accreditation include the provision of civil engineering, rail, building contracting, plant hire and associated activities. We also hold a number of other industry accreditations including RISQS, Constructionline, Safe Contractor, UVDB Verify and CHAS.

Useful documents:
Environmental & Sustainability Policy
Health and Safety – Wellbeing Policy
Quality Policy

Collaborative Business Relationships – ISO44001:2017

We have recently achieved certification to ISO44001:2017 Collaborative Business Relationships. Our processes for collaborative working reflect the requirements of this standard to ensure that collaborative relationships are formed in the right situations, and in a manner most likely to bring about the best results.


At Story Contracting we take corporate compliance very seriously. Our structure is supported by the highest levels of corporate governance ensuring we conduct business in an ethical manner.

Useful documents:
Modern Slavery Act
Gender Pay Gap Report
Carbon Reduction Plan 2023

Lynsey Gilfillan

Guided by our mission statement of ‘Do it Right!’, our culture drives the highest standards in health and safety protecting our people and ensuring they go home safe and well every day, enhances our communities and the environment through sustainable innovation in our projects and leads us to work collaboratively with our customers and our supply chain to ensure we are the quality contractor of choice.

Lynsey Gilfillan, Group HSQE Director

Safe contractor approved

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