M&J Evans Construction celebrates safety milestone with Xwatch’s 4000th system installation
M&J Evans Construction Ltd a leading name in the UK housebuilding sector, has marked a significant milestone in their commitment to safety. The company celebrated the installation of the 4000th Xwatch safety system on a Cat® 313 GC excavator at their regional office in the West Midlands. This event highlights the company’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety in the construction industry.
The landmark system, an Xwatch XW1 height limiter, was expertly fitted by Gareth James of GJ Plant, a certified Xwatch installer. This installation was part of a batch of six systems acquired by M&J to enhance operational safety. The XW1 is known for its versatility, being adaptable for use on various articulated hydraulic plant machinery. It features state-of-the-art proportional soft-stop hydraulic valves, ensuring both precision and reliability without compromising the machinery’s performance.
Founded in 2003 in the West Midlands M&J has grown into a national force in the groundworks and civil engineering sectors. The company prides itself on being safety-led, high-quality delivery, value for money, and deep industry expertise. “Our business thrives on creating long-term partnerships and delivering real groundwork solutions. Our commitment to industry-leading Health & Safety management is a cornerstone of our operations,” said Paul Allman Director of Plant
Jemma Dycer-Hopkins, Sales and Operations Manager at Xwatch, was delighted with achieving this milestone, saying, “Reaching the 4000th Xwatch system installation is a significant achievement, and we are thrilled that M&J was part of this journey. We look forward to continuing our relationship and contributing to their outstanding safety record.”
Echoing this sentiment, Allman from M&J added, “Our people are our most valuable asset. Ensuring the health, safety, and wellbeing of our people and clients is our primary objective. Partnering with Xwatch significantly aids us in achieving safety on site.”
The installation of the 4000th Xwatch safety system at M&J is more than a mere numerical achievement. It is a testament to the company’s unwavering commitment to safety. This significant milestone not only reinforces M&J’s dedication to creating a safer workplace but also cements Xwatch’s position as a market leader in safety solutions for onsite machinery.
Xwatch, known for its innovative safety systems, plays a crucial role in enhancing the safety of heavy machinery used in construction sites. The XW1 height limiter, the system installed on M&J’s Cat® 313 GC excavator, demonstrates Xwatch’s commitment to providing innovative technology for workplace safety.
The impact of Xwatch’s technology extends beyond individual machinery and operators. By setting high standards in safety solutions, Xwatch contributes significantly to the overall safety culture in the construction industry. Their systems are integral in helping companies like M&J align with stringent health and safety regulations and the government’s ambitious housing targets.