News archives for November 2015

Soil Engineering Geoservices Maintains UKAS Accreditation

For the 22nd consecutive year the geotechnical testing laboratory of Soil Engineering Geoservices has successfully maintained its UKAS Accreditation for its full schedule of Soil and Rock Tests.

The geotechnical laboratory of SEG recently underwent its annual UKAS surveillance audit, the audit was carried out over two days by United Kingdom Accreditation Services. The purpose of the visit was to cart out an examination of the laboratory’s ability to meet the requirements of UKAS and ISO 17025:2005 whilst conducting testing activities for both its internal and external customers

The assessment covered both in situ testing and laboratory based geotechnical testing and was rigorous, with test procedures, quality and management systems as well as calibration procedures all being under the spotlight.

The laboratory successfully maintained its accreditation for the 22nd consecutive year.

The BSI assessors considered our staff to by courteous, professional and competent and that all our technicians showed a high degree of knowledge and experience of geotechnical laboratory work.
This latest assessment proves SEG’s laboratory to be one of the UK’s leading geotechnical testing facilities.

The UKAS Certificate and full Schedule of Accreditation can be found at Testing Laboratory No. 1265

Soil Engineering Geoservices Limited Presented with Prestigious Industry Health and Safety Award

Soil Engineering Geoservices are once again celebrating winning an industry award this year. At the recent British Drilling Association Annual Dinner and Awards ceremony SEG won the Health and Safety Award for the introduction and use of the Groups On-Line Safety Reporting and Mobile Phone ‘Safety App’.

The Judging Panel were particularly impressed with how the reporting system not only facilitates the reporting of accidents but also incidents, near misses, environmental incidents and Home Safe Observations, but also, that there are separate In-Apps for information and data sharing within the Safety Blog and Feedback zone as well as a dedicated In-App for the reporting of Catastrophic Accidents & Incidents (CIA).

The judges also appreciated how the App enables the timely reporting of accidents and incidents as they occur in order that remedial actions can be put immediately in place and Best Practice, Lessons Learnt and Observations shared for a safer community.

Warm welcome to 2015 Intake


Soil Engineering Geoservices welcomes Leeds University MSc Students.

SEGL welcomed twenty seven students and lecturers from Leeds University to its head office in Leeds. The students who are enrolled on the MSc course in Engineering Geology were at the company to gain valuable hands on experience in the logging of rock core. Matthew Baldwin the company’s technical director gave them a half hour talk on the theory of logging and the students then had three hours of practice of logging and describing a variety of rock cores.

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