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About Amey Plc

Amey creates safer, smarter, and sustainable places to live, work and travel. By designing, building, maintaining and investing in our country’s services and infrastructure we make a difference including engineering, facilities management, utilities, transport, environmental services, defence and justice. Our fleet of over 7,500 vehicles spans cars, vans, trucks and specialist equipment and underpins our work in all sectors.

Amey believes that proper attention to the health and safety of its employees, subcontractors, client’ staff and the community within which the Company operates is a key element of effective business management; injuries are not inevitable, harm is not acceptable and risks are ours to manage.

How Did CheckedSafe Help?

CheckedSafe digital solution delivers more effective compliance as it enables Transport Managers to view greater detail about vehicle check completions and identified defects to manage them through to completion more effectively.

It also enables trend reporting to quickly identify repeat issues to assist with preventative measures. This directly aligns with Amey’s Target Zero strategy and Zero Code message.

It also allows managers who are working remotely to immediately view and rectify any non-conformities in relation to vehicle checks which improves compliance.

Cost Savings

There is a clear cost saving to the business as a result of implementing digital processes. In the simplest form, the cost of the application per vehicle/driver per month is cheaper than the paper book and therefore realises an absolute saving immediately.

By attributing a cost to the efficiencies gained by utilising the vehicle check App as an example, we estimate our potential savings to be over £360k per annum.

Other CheckedSafe Benefits:

  • Engages with maintenance providers, reducing downtime as it enables them to prepare replacement parts more quickly
  • Prevents delay in operatives leaving the site, having to queue for countersignatures
  • Reduces general administration

Julie Davies-Group Fleet and Plant Compliance Manager:

Amey initially carried out a feasibility study into managing such checks digitally. It identified eight companies as possible solution providers, and after a series of rigorous tests, CheckedSafe was chosen as the preferred supplier.

Among other key features such as its ease of use, flexibility and accuracy, the Directors of CheckedSafe’s knowledge of the industry and in-depth knowledge of compliance issues meant that CheckedSafe fit the bill perfectly.”

Case studies

Kier Highways

Keir Highways has worked collaboratively with Checkedsafe for over three years to improve the compliance of our fleet & plant.

DTHughes Contractors

DTHughes in 2018 slipped into OCRS Red due to failings on compliance it was decided by Stuart Ellison the Chief Engineer the only way forward was to have in place an electronic system.

Trusted by hundreds of fleet companies

“Following a recent demonstration of Checked Safe I was impressed with the legal compliance this simple yet robust app provides. used correctly this will protect both driver and operator. Undertaking defect reporting is always a hot topic with the Traffic Commissioner and the DVSA., I believe this ticks the right boxes."

Ray Baker, Facebook

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