A-Plant wins safety award for second time

By Maria Hadlow30 March 2009

UK hire company, A-Plant, has won a prestigious award from RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for the second year running.

The Gold Occupational Health and Safety Award recognises the work that goes into reducing the number of accidents and causes of ill-health at work. They are presented to organisations that have excellent health and safety management systems in place.

A-Plant's health and safety management is a primary focus, which covers both the company's workforce and the customers who use the company's products. To complement internal practices, the company has an on-going programme aimed at educating customers about new health and safety legislation and how to meet the latest operational guidelines from the Health & Safety Executive.

David Rawlins, RoSPA awards manager, said, "A-Plant has shown a commitment to protecting the health and well-being of its employees and others. Entering the RoSPA Awards reinforces the message that good health and safety is good for business, and clearly demonstrates an organisation's dedication to improving performance in this crucial area."

The award will be presented at a ceremony at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), during Safety & Health Expo 2009, being held at the NEC from 12-14 May.

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