EH Smith celebrates sixth RoSPA Gold

Published:  11 April, 2013

EH Smith Builders Merchants has won its sixth successive Gold Award in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2013.

In turn, it earned a second Gold Medal award (given for five or more consecutive Gold awards).

The RoSPA safety awards, sponsored by the National Examining Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), have been in place for over 50 years and recognise the achievements and ongoing commitment of organisations to raising health and safety standards.

Commenting on the award, EH Smith HR director Mark Faulkner said: "We place a very high priority on safety throughout the organisation and strive to set high standards. We are delighted to be recognised with the RoSPA Gold Achievement Award for the sixth successive year.”

The awards are non-competitive and are based on the company’s individual occupational health and safety performance, assessed against a rigorous judging criteria which includes having effective safety management systems and by answering key performance questions, supported by a portfolio of supporting evidence and documentation.

David Rawlins, awards manager at RoSPA, said: “The RoSPA Awards programme provides well-deserved recognition for the winners and spurs on other organisations to raise their standards of accident and ill health prevention. We congratulate EH Smith on its success once more and encourage them to remain committed to safety and health excellence.”

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