Carillion Services has won an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe.
Carillion was one of just 30 organisations to receive a distinction in the awards, scoring 59 out of a maximum of 60 points.
Now in their 58th year, the International Safety Awards recognise and celebrate organisations of all types and sizes from around the world that have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent judges their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health.
Carillion Services has robust management systems in place to ensure its workplaces achieve the highest possible standards of health and safety and levels of engagement across its 17,000 strong workforce.
In 2016, 436 organisations won an International Safety Award. These winning organisations span all sectors and are drawn from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated Carillion Services on its success in winning an International Safety Award with distinction for 2016: “The British Safety Council commends Carillion Services on its achievement. The award is in recognition of its commitment and effort to keep its employees and workplaces free of injury and ill health. Our warmest congratulations.”
Seumas Kerr CBE, Carillion Services IMS & Technical Compliance Director, commented: “We are delighted to have picked up a distinction trophy for Carillion Services in this year’s British Safety Council International Safety Awards. To have scored 59 points out of a maximum of 60 clearly demonstrates our on-going commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of our workforce.
“We do everything we can to remove the risk of accidents from our business. We know that one accident is one too many, so we keep up momentum towards our target of zero accidents and ill health caused by work. Our people’s wellbeing and health is vital to our success and that of our clients.
“I want to thank all our employees and suppliers for the important part they play in helping to keep us all safe and healthy.”
“Many congratulations on picking up this award. I am extremely proud of our people for their excellent track record in Health and Safety.”