RoSPA Gold Medal awarded to UK’s leading water treatment company
5 June 2009
VWS (UK) Ltd, which incorporates Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies and ELGA Process Water, is celebrating winning one of the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Awards in 2009. The Gold Medal award was presented at a ceremony in Birmingham Hilton Metropole Hotel at the National Exhibition Centre last month (May-09).
David Rawlins, RoSPA awards manager said “VWS (UK) Ltd has shown a commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its employees and others. Entering the RoSPA Awards reinforces the messages that good health and safety is good for business and clearly demonstrate an organisation’s dedication to improving performance in this crucial area.”
“Health and safety is a priority for VWS (UK) Ltd. We must always be aware of the daily risks that face us. In 2009 we will continue to focus on creating a safe and sustainable environment for all our people.” Ian Stewart, CEO VWS (UK) Ltd.
The RoSPA Awards are not just about reducing the number of accidents and cases of ill-health at work; they help to ensure that organisations have good health and safety management systems in place.
In the current economic climate, awards are more important than ever because they demonstrate that employers care about their employees and will not let slip their standards of health and safety practice even if times are tough.
The RoSPA occupational Health & Safety Awards 2009 are sponsored by NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health), the leading health and safety professional examining body.
The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement which is graded at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Organisations maintaining high standards can win gold medals, President’s Awards and Orders of Distinction.
Competitive awards go to the best entries in 21 individual industry sectors such as construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education. There are special awards for workforce involvement, training, occupational health, environmental management and the management of occupational road risk. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy.
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