June 28, 2012
-- The Award is gven to organisations in recognitition of their proven commitment to workplace health and safety and are highly valued.
The International Safety Awards scheme is now in its 54th year and is open to all organisations of all sizes across all industries and seeks to promote high standards of health and safety management practice in order to prevent workplace injury and ill health.
Announcing the Winners, Alex Botha, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council said "we send our warmest congratulations to all the winning organisations and have been struck by the commitment and dedication they have shown to managing health and safety in a proportionate, sensible and effective manner. What the winners have demonstrated is that well-managed health and safety ensures the safety and wellbeing of their employees, contributes to business effectiveness and success. The health and safety of employees is non-negotiable and the winners have shown their determination, like us, to ensure that on one is killed, injured or made ill by work activities. The British Safety Council is proud to congratulate all of the winners on their success and effectiveness in keeping their employees healthy and safe".
Ivor Thomas, Group Operations Director of Hankinson Painting Group said "I am delighted at the efforts of all our team have been recognised for the 12th successive year. The culture of our Organisation is very much focused on our determination of preventing workplace accidents and work related ill health and to continuously improve our health and safety record">