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How ISO Accreditation Transformed BCL Groundworks: A Case Study

18 Apr 2024

Unlocking Opportunities with ISO Certification

Commitment to Excellence

In an industry where quality, health, safety, and environmental standards are crucial, BCL Groundworks has long prioritised excellence. They recognised the need to formalise their systems to meet client and tender requirements.

The Journey to ISO Certification

BCL embarked on a journey to achieve ISO9001, ISO14001, and ISO45001 certification, aiming to enhance their existing management of quality, health, safety, and environmental performance. They chose NDC Certification Services for their proactive guidance through the certification process.

Immediate Benefits

Upon certification, BCL found that ISO accreditation significantly enhanced their submissions for Pre-Qualification Questionnaires, adding value to their proposals and instilling confidence in potential clients.

Impact on Projects

ISO certification played a pivotal role in managing projects like the City Gateway development for Vistry Group. This £10 million subcontract package included groundworks, adoptable highways and drainage, and RC frame elements across nine apartment blocks.

Innovative Approaches

BCL utilised hazard identification techniques, including drones for site surveys, to streamline processes and enhance safety and efficiency.

Success and Inspiration

The successful completion of the City Gateway project showcases the transformative power of ISO certification for BCL Groundworks, inspiring other companies to elevate their standards and seize new opportunities in a competitive industry landscape.

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