Exova wins safety award

OIL & Gas testing firm Exova has achieved success in the prestigious annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards scheme run by the UK's Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
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Haydn Black

Reporter

The Silver Award will be presented to Exova at a ceremony in Glasgow on September 15 as RoSPA celebrates sixty years of the scheme.

The awards recognise the achievement and commitment of businesses and organisations that have raised standards of health and safety management and performance and reflects their dedication, hard work and continued improvement.

This is the fourth time Exova has won the RoSPA Silver Award with the others achieved earlier in 2016 and in 2015.

Exova group HSE director Simon Hayles said winning the award was testament to both Exova's philosophy that "the standard you walk past is the standard you accept" and the dedication and hard work of all their colleagues.

"We are deeply proud that RoSPA has, for the second year running, recognised our commitment to providing a safe working environment for our people," Hayles said.

RoSPA said the awards recognise companies' commitments to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to.

The internationally recognised awards have become among the most sought after accolade by energy sector organisations, offering them the opportunity to prove their ongoing commitment to raising standards and to celebrate success,

"As the UK's family safety charity, RoSPA's mission is to save lives and reduce injuries at all ages and stages of life," RoSPA's head of awards Julia Small said.

"In support of this mission, the RoSPA Awards, which celebrate their diamond anniversary this year, recognise commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention at work.

"Through the 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."

Exova has more than 90 years of experience, and employs over 4300 global experts operating from 139 facilities in 33 countries around the world, including Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

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