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Palletline Ltd receives RoSPA Highly Commended Award for health and safety achievements

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Palletline Ltd, based in Birmingham, is celebrating after landing an internationally - recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards.Palletline Ltd has received a RoSPA highly commended Health and Safety Award for working hard to ensure its staff/customers/clients/contractors get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.

Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running H&S industry awards.

Staff from Palletline Ltd will be presented with their award during a ceremony at Birmingham Metropole hotel, date to be confirmed. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Graham Leitch, Group Managing Director Palletline Ltd, comments: “We are thrilled that the hard work of our Health and Safety team, led by Ken Bell, continues to be recognised by RoSPA. Palletline has reputable culture where Health and Safety play a vital part in every day working life. Our comprehensive focus on safety improves our offering to our members and their customers.”

Ken Bell, Health and Safety Manager Palletline Ltd remarks: “it is a great achievement to be identified by RoSPA again. Palletline provide an effective route to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. I am proud to say that health and safety is taken seriously at all levels and driven as a priority from the top.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, but it receives entries from organisations around the world, making it one of the most sought-after global accolades in health and safety.

“RoSPA wants every employee, wherever they are, to work safe in the knowledge that they will be going home unharmed and healthy at the end of every day. The RoSPA Award winners are vital to help achieve this goal, as by entering they are driving up standards and setting new benchmarks for organisations everywhere. Currently, around 7million people are directly impacted by the RoSPA Awards, but the scheme’s influence is even wider.”

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, safety delivered outside of the workplace, and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international organisation, new entry, workforce involvement, leisure organisation, and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy. 

Headline sponsor of the RoSPA Awards 2020 is NEBOSH – the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for the 15th consecutive year. 

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