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Hankinson Painting Group receive “Merit” in 2013 BSC International Safety Awards
The British Safety Council has announced the winners of their International Safety Awards for 2013
The International Safety Awards scheme, now in its fifty-fifth year, is open to 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. The award winners have demonstrated to the judges their commitment and determination to prevent workplace injuries and work-related ill health.
The winning organisations span all sectors from the United Kingdom, Europe, Central Asia, Far East, Middle East and India. This long-established award has this year been won by 470 organisations. 38 organisations were awarded a distinction, 244 organisations were awarded a merit with 188 organisations achieving a pass.
Alex Botha, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated Hankinson on its success,
“On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate Hankinson Painting Group and its employees on gaining an International Safety Award. All of those working at Hankinson have made this award possible which recognises their dedication and commitment in preventing injury and ill-health in the workplace. It was also apparent that applicants recognise that getting health and safety right is a business enabler.
“The success criteria for our International Safety Awards is challenging and that rightly reflects the importance of ensuring the risk of injury and ill health in the workplace are properly controlled. Awards have an important part to play in driving improvements in health and safety management year on year. Hankinson should be rightly proud of their achievement. We are proud of our association with Hankinson and their commitment to keeping their employees and workplaces healthy and safe”.