Your leading partner for technical expertise and service

Delivering seven million tests a year to more than 5,000 customers, SOCOTEC, formerly ESG, offers the widest range of testing, inspection and compliance services in the UK. We pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and continual drive to exceed expectations through our leading technical expertise, operational excellence and technological innovation.



Offers over 200 testing, inspection and compliance services

Carries out 7 million tests and inspections each year

Employs over 1,400 people

Services over 5,000 clients

Tata Steel

SOCOTEC Awarded Remediation Support Contract for Tata Steel

SOCOTEC, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has been awarded a contract by Andrew Scott Ltd to provide support for ongoing land remediation works at the Tata Steel Port Talbot steelmaking site.

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Treating Health Like We Treat Safety

The business case for occupational hygiene interventions is strong and convincing. So why are hundreds of thousands of people in the UK still made ill by their work each year? 

Mary Cameron, occupational hygiene team leader, SOCOTEC, discusses the potential reasons behind poorly implemented occupational health strategies and how companies should be looking to overcome them in a bid for a healthy workforce and improved company performance.

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