Gold award in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2011
31 May 2011
Construction company Chalcroft, which has bases in both Pershore, West Midlands, and in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, has won a Gold award in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2011.
The Gold award was presented at a ceremony that took place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre, on Wednesday, May 18, 2011.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), a safety charity, launched its awards programme 55 years ago. The scheme looks not only at accident records, but also entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including important practices such as strong leadership and workforce involvement.
David Rawlins, RoSPA’s awards manager, said: “RoSPA firmly believes that organisations that have demonstrated their commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention deserve recognition. Chalcroft Ltd has shown that it is committed to striving for such continuous improvement and we are delighted to honour it through the presentation of an award.”
Todd Hallam, Chalcroft’s Group EHS Manager, said: “This is an accolade of which Chalcroft is extremely proud and is testament to the hard work everyone puts in to make our projects as safe as possible.”
The majority of RoSPA’s awards are non-competitive, marking achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Organisations maintaining high standards can win gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction.
Competitive awards are presented in more than 20 sectors, and specialist awards recognise excellence in specific areas, such as the management of occupational road risk.
The RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2011 are sponsored by NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), the leading health and safety professional examining body.
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