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Amey adds to its RoSPA awards for health and safety practices

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Amey’s Facilities Management (FM), Defence and Justice Business has achieved silver in the internationally-renowned RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Health and Safety Awards, 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 award builds on the success of Amey’s Consulting, Rail and Utilities businesses who each received Gold Medal awards – which are given to organisations with between 5 and 9 consecutive gold awards. And it’s Highways business which also received a silver award.

Amey’s FM, Defence and Justice HSEQ team where presented with the award during a ceremony at DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central on Thursday, September 13, 2018.

The RoSPA awards, which is now in its 62nd year, is open to businesses and organisations across the UK and overseas, recognising occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Richard Bugler Head of HSEQ for Amey’s FM, Defence and Justice Business said: “We are delighted that we have again been recognised with this prestigious RoSPA awards. Health and safety is paramount to what we do as a business. Every day we are striving to achieve zero harm for our employees, clients, supply chain and members of the public.   

This award is a credit to the hard work and diligence of all our employees and the introduction of our new Zero Code for working safely further underpins our deamination to achieve our goal of a zero-lost time injury incident rate by 2021 across our whole business.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most highly-respected in the health and safety arena, with almost 2,000 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.”

The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years.

Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.

There are specialist awards for health at work, environmental management and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international, new entry, workforce involvement and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy.

For mre information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards

Key facts about Amey

Amey, with a turnover of £2.2bn, employs 19,000 people internationally with a focus on the UK, but with businesses in Australia and America.

Our aim is to make the world a better place to live, work and travel. Designing, building, maintaining and investing in the UK’s services and infrastructure in partnership with our clients.

This means keeping core services running smoothly across the country: utilities, transport, engineering, justice, defence, environmental and waste services, and facilities management. These are underpinned by our leading consulting and asset management capabilities, which allow us to offer standalone or integrated service solutions to a range of clients.

Amey is owned by Ferrovial. They are one of the world’s leading infrastructure management and investment companies. Ferrovial has more than 96,000 employees and a presence in over 15 countries. It is a member of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX 35 index and is also included in prestigious sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good. Ferrovial’s activities focus on four business sectors: construction, airports, toll roads and services. Amey is part of the Services division.

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