Westinghouse Springfields Receives International Safety Award
Westinghouse Springfields site located in Preston has been awarded the prestigious Order of Distinction Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). This is the 16th consecutive year that the company’s enhanced safety culture and safety improvements have been recognised by RoSPA.
RoSPA and the Order of Distinction Award are internationally recognised achievements for operations in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education. The award offers organisations the opportunity to prove their ongoing commitment to raising safety standards and to celebrate success. The 2016 award highlights the many initiatives introduced by Westinghouse including regular safety workshops for all employees, near-miss reporting, risk assessments and the development of a safety culture which has been embraced by all employees.
“This is a tremendous and fitting accolade to recognise our employees’ commitment to health and safety, particularly during Springfields 70th anniversary,” stated Managing Director of Westinghouse U.K. Fuel Operations, Simon Marshall. “For 16 successive years our occupational health and safety management systems and our management-union partnership and culture have received awards at the highest level, reflecting the importance Westinghouse places on safety throughout the company worldwide.”
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is celebrating its diamond anniversary, marking 60 years the awards have been celebrating excellence in safety performance. The awards programme is the largest and longest-running of its kind in the U.K. It recognises commitment to accident and ill health prevention and is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the U.K. and other countries. The programme looks at accident records as well as entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “To win an award at such a highly-regarded event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognises their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer them our congratulations.
“This year was doubly special for our winners as their achievements were recognised as the RoSPA Awards celebrated its diamond anniversary, which is a ringing endorsement of the thousands of businesses and organisations that have committed to continuous improvement in accident and ill-health prevention.”
To learn more about Westinghouse Electric Company and our vision to be the first to innovate the next technology, practice or solution that helps our customers generate safer, cleaner, more reliable energy visit www.westinghousenuclear.com .
Alan Beauchamp, 01772 762841
Communications & Media Relations Manager
Information om Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Følg pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
Skriv dig op her og modtag pressemeddelelser på mail. Indtast din mail, klik på abonner og følg instruktionerne i den udsendte mail.
Flere pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
MORI-BUILDING/TEAMLAB21.6.2018 04:02 | pressemeddelelse
Mori Building and teamLab Launch Unprecedented Digital Art Museum
NV-RIMINI-STREET,-INC.21.6.2018 01:02 | pressemeddelelse
Keihin Switches to Rimini Street Support for Oracle EBS
MSCI21.6.2018 00:10 | pressemeddelelse
Results of MSCI 2018 Market Classification Review
CA-QUANERGY-SYSTEMS20.6.2018 22:48 | pressemeddelelse
Quanergy Solid State LiDAR Wins Juniper Research Top Automotive Award
IL-CUSHMAN-&-WAKEFIELD20.6.2018 19:22 | pressemeddelelse
Cushman & Wakefield Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
ABDULLA-AL-GHURAIR-FDN20.6.2018 19:17 | pressemeddelelse
Emirati Businessman and Philanthropist Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Establishes an Education Fund for Arab Refugee Children & Youth From Countries Affected by Wars and Disasters
I vores nyhedsrum kan du læse alle vores pressemeddelelser, tilgå materiale i form af billeder og dokumenter, og finde vores kontaktoplysninger.Besøg vores nyhedsrum