Royal Mail

Regulatory Compliance Work


Z-Tech was tasked to carry out both electrical device and wiring safety system modifications/upgrades along with mechanical barrier/guarding systems to a number of existing chain conveyors, mail sorting machinery and operator tables across a number of nationwide sorting offices in order to ensure compliance with current PUWER and H&S regulations.

Z-Tech acted as principle contractor, designer and CDM co-ordinators for this CDM 2007 notifiable project.


  • Working on plant with critical production periods, whilst maintaining 24/7 service.

Key solutions:

Z-Tech provided:

  • Interaction with end users, in association with union representation, in order to deliver safe and effective solutions to problematic areas
  • System design and documentation.


  • Electrical
  • System integration
  • Instrumentation
  • CAD drawings
  • Panel wiring

Key benefits:

  • Z-Tech not only designed and implemented this project, we were also involved with on-site organisation of Royal Mail operatives.
  • We ensured a successful outcome that satisfied all parties while maintaining regulatory compliance.

“This job gave us a great challenge in developing the construction programme. The solution used several areas of our business, working together for a great result.” Nicholas McLauchlan, Systems Business Manager

  • "Z-Tech has proven a professional and technical approach to delivery on our automation projects. This has resulted in a long-term business relationship built upon good service, project delivery and trust."

    Philip Smith, Johnson Matthey PLC

  • "The customer focus and flexibility of Z-Tech makes it easy for a water utility to deal with. When we have a large and complex programme to deliver, planning every detail can be a challenge. Working with Z-Tech means that we can maintain delivery, knowing that resources are available to pick up the loose ends."

    Jim Grandison, Thames Water