The Gold Award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) was presented to Deborah Greenall and Charlie Bailey from Burnt Tree during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre, last month.
Handing over the award, David Rawlins, RoSPA’s awards manager, said: ‘The RoSPA Awards encourage the raising of occupational health and safety standards across the board. Organisations such as Burnt Tree, that gain recognition for their health and safety management systems, contribute to a collective raising of the bar for other organisations to aspire to, and we offer them our full congratulations.’
RoSPA’s awards have been running for 58 years, and are non-competitive, grading achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Organisations that maintain high standards in consecutive years can win gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction.
Competitive awards are presented in more than 20 industry sectors, and they also recognise excellence in specialist areas, such as the management of occupational road risk (MORR).
Commenting on the company’s win, Deborah Greenall from Burnt Tree said: ‘The RoSPA Awards are the largest and longest running programme of its kind in the UK. It is pleasing that Burnt Tree’s long-term approach to effective occupational health and safety has been recognised by such an important organisation, supporting our serious commitment to accident and ill-health prevention.’