TSP Engineering has been successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016, achieving the Silver award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The award was presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Glasgow hotel, on September 15, 2016, as the event marked its diamond anniversary.Through the 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.
jaz_1532Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “To win an award at such a highly-regarded event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognises their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer them our congratulations.
“This year was doubly special for our winners as their achievements were recognised as the RoSPA Awards celebrated its diamond anniversary, which is a ringing endorsement of the thousands of businesses and organisations that have committed to continuous improvement in accident and ill-health prevention.”
John Coughlan, Director of Operations said: “We at TSP Engineering are very proud to receive this prestigious award which recognises the efforts taken within our business by all employed to keep and contribute to the maintenance of a safe, clean, healthy and secure work environment. We all recognise our responsibility to contribute to the protection of each other right down to promoting a healthy life style.”
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.
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 sponsors of the RoSPA Awards 2016 is NEBOSH – the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for the 11th consecutive year.