Aim to Eliminate All Incidents

RoSPA Safety Awards for Amey

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has awarded infrastructure firm Amey, which runs a number of waste and recycling services and facilities in the UK, a Health and Safety Award.

Image © Amey

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has awarded infrastructure firm Amey, which runs a number of waste and recycling services and facilities in the UK, a Health and Safety Award.

The award is in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its employees, clients and contractors get home safely at the end of the working day.

The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

“Safety is one of our core values and this continued recognition clearly demonstrates our commitment to the safety and health of anybody undertaking work on behalf of the business,” commented Gary Booton, Group HSEQ Director of Amey.

“We will not rest until we have eliminated all incidents of harm across our entire organisation. These awards are a credit to the hard work and diligence of all our employees, and encourage them to go further in our quest for zero harm,” he continued.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, added: “The RoSPA Awards are the most highly-respected in the health and safety arena, with almost 2000 entrants every year, and allow organisations to prove excellence in the workplace, demonstrating a commitment to the wellbeing of not only employees but all those who interact with it.”

Read More
Seven Year Waste & Recycling Contract Extension for Amey in Yorkshire
Amey, has secured an extension to its contract to continue delivering waste collections to 38,500 households from Selby District Council in Yorkshire, UK.

Waste Collection Injury Rate Declines, while Landfill & MRF Injuries Rise
The frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees in the US has declined, but for workers at landfills and MRF they've risen, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Five to Stay Alive: Latest Safety Materials for Recycling Facility Workers from SWANA
SWANA has developed a new instalment to its ‘Five to Stay Alive’ series that features safety tips for Material Recycling Facility employees.