The company recognises and embraces its responsibility to provide a work environment which is safe for all employees, contractors, customers and members of the public.
This objective is achieved through the development and communication of a comprehensive policy and manual of safe working practices, and the provision of safe plant and equipment.
Our commitment to health and safety is demonstrated to customers prior to commencement of works by the provision of a suite of documents, including: safety method statements, risk assessments, training records, plant and equipment inspection certificates.
The Directors seek to promote company values and instil a code of ethics throughout the organisation. This code extends to cover the protection and fair treatment of its: employees, customers, suppliers and local community.
Merritts additionally undertakes to minimise the effects of its work activities on the environment both locally and globally.
The Merritts team share a common goal to be not only the leading machinery relocation supplier in the UK but also the most successful. In measuring our success we consider four key indicators:
With over 90 years experience, Merritts offer a wealth of experience in the transport and engineering sectors. We seek to continually review and develop our service portfolio to retain our position as a market leader.
Joseph Merritt buys a small coal delivery business in Nottingham..
The company acquires its first motorised vehicle, a Ford Model-T..
Joseph Merritt & Son undertakes its first industrial removal jobs..
A lorry-mounted crane is purchased by Ken Merritt, the first of its kind to be powered by an auxiliary engine..
The company was incorporated as Joseph Merritt & Son Limited..
In response to economic recession, Merritts embark on a program of diversification to include expansion of services into on-site engineering and industrial training..
The company continues to thrive as a leading force in machinery relocations; celebrating more than 90 years in the business and passing into the hands of the fourth generation: James and Richard Merritt..
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