S&T Interiors and Contracting wins RoSPA Silver Award for a second consecutive year
S&T Interiors and Contracting has won the Silver award for the second consecutive year at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2017 for their global group-wide HSE initiatives. The prestigious annual scheme is run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
S&T’s global HSE initiatives including Visual Impact Training (VIT), C.A.R.E – HSE global newsletter, HSE posters, heat stress awareness training, and emergency evacuation training contributed towards winning of the award.
The Visual Impact Training (VIT) crosses language and literacy boundaries and demonstrates to employees the impact of unsafe acts in their day-to-day lives by replicating the site scenarios. The C.AR.E. newsletter is a dedicated means of communicating vital safety-related information to all staff worldwide. Heat Stress Prevention Program provides workers with training and equipment necessary to protect them from heat related exposures and illnesses. The Emergency Evacuation Training is designed to make people aware of fire prevention procedures and practices. HSE plays a central role in S&T’s business strategy, in creating a safe workplace.
The RoSPA award will be presented during a ceremony at the ExCeL, London on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The award was achieved during a special year for family- safety charity RoSPA, as it celebrates its centenary.
Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations 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. The awards are now in its 61st year.
Mr. Wayne Taylor: Group Head – Health Safety and Environment, S&T receiving the RoSPA Silver Award 2016 Wayne Taylor, S&T group head HSE said: “Winning the coveted RoSPA Silver award is a proud moment for us and winning it for the second consecutive year reaffirms S&T’s commitment towards health and safety at all times. C.A.R.E. – Creating a risk- free environment is our aim and this recognition is testament to the tireless efforts by our HSE teams, staff, management and our clients in continuously improving systems and instituting sustainable solutions.”
Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most prestigious in the world of occupational health and safety, and held in high regard around the world, as winning one demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record. Achieving the standard required is no mean feat.”
“This is a special year in the history of RoSPA, and we congratulate all of our winners in this, our centenary year”, she added.
The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years. For the first time in 2017, the Patron’s Award has been presented to those organisations that have achieved consecutive gold awards for 25 years or more.
Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.
There are specialist awards for occupational health, environmental management and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international, new entry, workforce involvement and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy.
Headline sponsor of the RoSPA Awards 2017 is NEBOSH – the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for the 12th consecutive year.
For more information about the RoSPA Awards visi www.rospa.com/awards