We are delighted to have been awarded Gold status by RoSPA, recognising our committment to occupational health at Unipart Rail and Unipart technologies Group.
Covering Unipart Rail in Crewe and Doncaster, Unipart Dorman and Samuel James Engineering, MetLase, Park Signalling, Comms Design, Instrumentel, and our overseas sites in Westcode in the USA and Unipart Group Australia in Sydney – the award covers the wellbeing of nearly 1000 team members.
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is the largest occupational health and safety awards programme in the UK. Now into its 67th year, the Awards have almost 2,000 entries every year, covering nearly 50 countries and a reach of over seven million employees. The programme recognises organisations’ commitment to continuous improvement in the prevention of accidents and ill health at work, looking at entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
While most awards are non-competitive – recognising individual organisations’ achievements – competitive awards are presented in 20 industry sectors and for specialist areas of health and safety management.
Liz Hancock, Head of Safety, Health and Environment at Unipart Rail and Unipart Technologies Group said “It is really fantastic to be recoignised with this award. We work really hard every day to make our sites amongst the safety in the country – our team is the most important part of our business and and their health & well being is of paramount importance. This award is testimony to all my colleagues’ daily efforts to keep us safe. I look forward to receiveing the award in person in May.”
Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said: “Accidents at work and work-related ill health don’t just have huge financial implications or cause major disruption – they significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. That’s why good safety performance deserves to be recognised and rewarded. “We are thrilled that Unipart Rail and Unipart Technologies Group has won a RoSPA Award and would like to congratulate them on showing an unwavering commitment to keeping their employees, clients and customers safe from accidental harm and injury.”
Sponsored by Croner-i, the RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, and receives entries from organisations across the globe, making it one of the most sought-after achievement awards for the health and safety industry.