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Corporate and Social Responsibility

Corporate responsibility and sustainability (CRS) are inherent in every aspect of Shorts’ operations. We endeavour to go beyond our statutory obligations to be a good neighbour, care for our stakeholders and minimise our impact on the environment.

We are proud of the reputation we have built for consistent excellence throughout the decades of dedicated support for the Lift Trade. We continually strive to build upon this reputation by finding new ways to add value and exceed our customers’ expectations. By working in partnership with our customers we can assist them in reaching their goals.

At Shorts Industries, we are certified to OHSAS 18001 and were the first lift company in the industry to be certified to the updated ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. We undertake regular internal audits of our operations to ensure continuous improvement of all our standards.

We also constantly refine our processes to deliver the products and services our customers require without wasting resources. Simply put, we believe in what we do, working together to continuously improve our quality, expertise and value from design, installation and beyond.

Supporting the Lift Industry

As founder members of the Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) Shorts have always looked to support the UK and Irish Lift Industries and it’s members.

Shorts has identified and developed a range of support services that are designed to assist the Lift Industry to exceed the expectations of their clients. Working behind the scenes, Shorts provides specialist knowledge and experience to advise all aspects of project management starting from Product Identification and Application Advice, to complete Installation and Technical Support.

Certifications & Trade Associations

Always mindful of our place within the Lift Industry, Shorts prides itself on its broad range of trade associations and certifications. Shorts is focused on meeting and consistently surpassing the expectations of our customers.

 

 

LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long-standing associations with a history dating back to 1932. With a membership covering some 85% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector.
The Safe Contractor scheme provides a health and safety audit service for contractors who want to reassure their clients that health and safety are being handled correctly and sufficiently on their sites.

 

Good Causes & Sponsorship

Shorts and its employees are committed to supporting a range of charities and good causes. Throughout the year the Shorts team undertake regular money-raising activities for:

The UK Lift Industry Charity resulted from an informal group of like-minded people who wanted to assist industry colleagues, in times of trouble. The group started organising fundraising events, such as five-a-side football tournaments and golf days.

 

For more about our fundraising activities visit our News pages.

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Bradford
BD1 4SF

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