Balfour Beatty wins RoSPA Scottish award

Balfour Beatty Construction Scottish & Southern has won this year’s RoSPA Scotland Trophy in recognition of its work to prevent accidents and ill health.The firm was named the winner of the accolade at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ Occupational Health and Safety Awards ceremony at the Hilton Glasgow last night.

The company, which also won the Construction (Commercial) Sector, impressed the judges with the visible leadership of its board-level health and safety champion, who was involved in all aspects of health and safety management. It also demonstrated strong workforce involvement in risk assessment, monitoring and audit.

The RoSPA Scotland Trophy is presented annually to recognise the highest standard of health and safety management and performance by an organisation based in or operating in Scotland.

Bob Clark, managing director of Balfour Beatty Construction Scottish & Southern said: “We are delighted to have received such a prestigious award as it recognises the efforts of our employees in promoting a safe working culture.”

The RoSPA Awards, now in their 53rd year, recognise organisations’ commitment to protecting the health and well-being of their employees and others. More than 170 Scotland-based businesses, organisations and projects were honoured through the scheme this year. Many were presented with their awards last night, while others attended ceremonies in Birmingham in May.

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