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Bombardier recognised for workplace safety in the UK

April 8, 2015 Derby Transportation,  Other News

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) recently presented BT with a Gold Medal and Gold Award for Occupational Health & Safety

BT’s site in Crewe, UK and the Services UK business are among the winners in the 2015 RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. BT’s Crewe site won a RoSPA Gold Medal while the Services UK business took home a Gold Award for Occupational Health & Safety.

The awards in the prestigious annual scheme held by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) were presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK, on July 15 this year.

David Rawlins, Awards Manager at RoSPA, said: “The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations that gain recognition for their health and safety management systems, such as Bombardier Transportation, contribute to raising standards overall, and we congratulate them.”

Andy Shaw, Head of HSE, WMA, said: “We’re delighted that, for the fourth year running, our Crewe site has been successful in winning the RoSPA Gold Medal and our Services UK business has won the Gold Award for Occupational Health & Safety. This is a fantastic achievement for all of us and once again provides evidence that all our sustained hard work and effort is moving us towards a zero accident culture is being recognized by a prestigious external body. 

As the UK’s family safety charity, RoSPA’s mission to save lives and reduce injuries covers all ages and stages of life. In support of this mission, the RoSPA Awards, which date back 59 years, recognize commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention at work. Through the scheme, which is open to businesses and organizations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

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