Boulting Ltd has secured its 24th consecutive gold award at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards 2018. Held at the Double Tree by Hilton Glasgow Central on September 13, the awards recognise organisations’ commitment to health and safety, not just for their staff, but also clients and other stakeholders.
Boulting Ltd was named a winner at the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The organisation achieved its 24th consecutive gold award and was therefore also given an Order of Distinction, which is presented to organisations who have achieved a minimum of fifteen consecutive gold awards.
The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievements in health and safety, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. Entrants undergo a rigorous judging process where overarching occupational health and safety management systems are assessed.
“The health and safety of our employees and clients is at the heart of what we do here at Boulting,” explained Terry Marston, executive director at Boulting Ltd. “Working in such a diverse range of sectors, from power, energy, water and utilities, to pharmaceuticals, nuclear and oil and gas, means we have to be aware of and adhere to a multitude of regulations to ensure the safety of our sites.
“Our health and safety team, led by Martin Glover, spearheads a robust health and safety management system. Our staff receive relevant training for the environments they are expected to work in. This doesn’t just happen when staff join Boulting, but throughout their career, ensuring they are fully aware of the latest developments that come with working in such a fast-paced, complex and highly regulated industry.
“We’re proud to have been awarded our 24th gold standard and will continue to deliver a sustained high level of health and safety performance.”
“The RoSPA Awards are the most highly-respected in the health and safety arena,” added Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events. “With almost 2,000 entrants every year, they allow organisations to prove excellence in the workplace, demonstrating a commitment to the wellbeing of not only employees but all those who interact with it.”
The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years.
The headline sponsor of the RoSPA Awards 2018 was the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), for the thirteenth consecutive year.
For more information about the RoSPA Awards, visit www.rospa.com/awards.
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