Posted: 13/04/17 by Briggs & Forrester Group Ltd
Building services specialist Briggs and Forrester is very pleased to announce its results in the 2017 awards from health and safety organisation RoSPA. The Briggs and Forrester Group has been awarded its sixth successive Gold Medal. Briggs and Forrester Engineering Services has been presented with the President’s Award for the fourth year running.
These excellent achievements are a fitting conclusion to a very positive year for the Briggs and Forrester Group’s health and safety record. The company has seen a year on year reduction in accidents and lost time injuries and achieved an Accident Frequency Rate & Accident Incident Rate of zero for RIDDOR reportable accidents in 2016.
Briggs and Forrester Group Chief Executive Paul Burton said, “To receive these accolades is excellent recognition of our ongoing focus on the health and safety of our employees and those we work with. It’s particularly appropriate following on from our successful safety record in 2016, and a fitting celebration during our 70th year. I would like to thank our teams for their vigilance, professionalism and pride in keeping everyone safe.”
Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. Gold medals, President’s Awards and orders of distinction are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years.
Julia Small, RoSPA’s Head of Awards and Events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most prestigious in the world of occupational health and safety, and held in high regard around the world, as winning one demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record. Achieving the standard required is no mean feat.”
“This is a special year in the history of RoSPA, and we congratulate all of our winners in this, our centenary year.”
The awards will be presented in July.