We are committed to providing you with the highest quality service so we strive to meet the highest standards in the plant hire and construction industries. We understand how important it is for you to be able to trust the people and organisations you work with. We are committed to proving our worth by achieving all of the appropriate accreditations and certifications in our industry. We hold the following accreditations and certificates.

CPA Membership

We are members of the Construction Plant-Hire Association (CPA), the leading trade association for plant-hire organisations in the UK. As members, we are committed to upholding the most rigorous standards in all areas of our work. By hiring from McGovern Plant Hire, you agree to adhere to the CPA Terms and Conditions of Hire.


We continually meet the requirements for the gold level of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, which requires us to comply with the Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) Standard. We are committed to upholding all of the safety and environmental standards set out by FORS, and strive to achieve above and beyond the standard requirements.

Safe Contractor

We are certified as upholding the SafeContractor charter standards for plant hire organisations, after having completed a thorough assessment of our Health and Safety documentation. We are committed to upholding the Alcumus SafeContractor standards to ensure that all of our operators and other contractors are protected on site, and our clients can rest assured knowing we have this accreditation under our belt.

Constructionline Gold Membership

We hold a gold level membership of Constructionline, which demonstrates that we have met all of the requirements for public and private sector procurement. In order to maintain this membership, we hold a Health and Safety SSIP certificate and are committed to providing a high quality service that meets all of the relevant environmental, equality and safety standards.

ISO Standards

We are certified by the British Assessment Bureau as having met the following international standards after an audit of our management systems:

  • ISO 45001 which requires us to implement and maintain an Occupational Health and Safety Management System as suppliers of operated and non-operated plant equipment to the construction industry
  • ISO 9001 which requires us to maintain a Quality Management System that will ensure our clients receive a consistently high quality service as suppliers of operated and non-operated plant equipment to the construction industry

All of these accreditations and memberships reflect our deep commitment to creating the best working environment for our team and the best quality service for you. We are always working hard to improve our services and to keep up to date with the latest standards and regulations.

If you have any questions about our accreditations, policies or services then don’t hesitate to get in touch. We are always willing to discuss any concerns you might have and to provide the information you need to make the right choice about your plant hire.

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