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ng homes Housing Manager shortlisted for prestigious compliance award

Press release   •   Feb 26, 2019 10:39 GMT

ng homes Housing Manager Sharon Hazlett has been shortlisted for the Women in Compliance award at the upcoming ASCP National Awards for her recent work in gas compliance.

Alongside two other members of staff –Senior Administration Co-Ordinator Angela Anderson and IT Support Worker Ronan Horton - the popular employee helped develop a creative system for gas compliance.

In doing so, the trio also ensured that tenants will have their gas compliance upgraded to regulatory standards quickly and effectively.

The standards and reporting required for the housing Annual Return Charter (ARC) return in conjunction with the Health and safety executives requirements under the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 that requires all permanent and portable gas appliances and flues in the property require an annual gas safety check.

Sharon (left) discusses things closely with a Keep Scotland Beautiful Assessor

Sharon, Angela and Ronan developed a new IT system which would ensure the Association takes a proactive, organised approach to fulfilling these statutory obligations and compliance.

The IT system allows ng homes to plan three months ahead of time that all properties will undergo their annual gas safety check and before the anniversary date.

Sharon led the project and this nomination is testament to the immense work she has put in and the success it has had.

Lynne Cooper, Director (Housing Services), said: “We are delighted that Sharon has been shortlisted for this award. I think I speak for everyone at ng when I say how much her contribution is valued in north Glasgow and this is yet another example of that.

“Well done Sharon and the rest of the housing team involved in this compliance project.”

In their own words, Women in Compliance “was formed for, and by, women in social housing and facilities management, to provide support, encouragement, and motivation.”

The Awards show will take place as part of the ASCP Safety & Compliance Conference & Exhibition in Newport on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th April 2019.

ng homes is a trading name of North Glasgow Housing Association

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