Mackenzie Construction picks up a ninth prestigious RoSPA Award
We are pleased to have achieved nine consecutive Gold medal awards in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
We were presented with the award during a ceremony at the Hilton Glasgow hotel in September 2017. With the RoSPA Awards now in their 61st year, our award was achieved during a special year for RoSPA, as it celebrates its centenary.
Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, their judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems. This includes business practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
“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”
– Julie Small, Head of Awards and Events at RoSPA
The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years. For the first time in 2017, the Patron’s Award has been presented to those organisations that have achieved consecutive gold awards for 25 years or more.
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 occupational health, 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.
Headline sponsor of the RoSPA Awards 2017 is NEBOSH – the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for the 12th consecutive year.