Wednesday, 06 June 2018 14:54

Environmental Essentials win two golds at RoSPA Health and Safety Awards


Environmental Essentials Ltd, based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, has been handed two prestigious awards by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

 The asbestos management company has achieved a Gold and Fleet Safety Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, in recognition of its working practices and achievements. The awards will be presented in a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Wednesday 4 July.
 
The RoSPA Awards scheme receives entries from organisations around the world. It recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
 
Kathyrn Ing, Environmental Essentials, Health Safety and Environmental Manager said: “As a team, we work in high risk environments every day, whether on construction sites or inside asbestos enclosures. To keep our employees, our clients and their customers safe we exceed the standards required of us by health and safety legislation, so it’s fantastic to have our working practices recognised by RoSPA in their annual awards.”
 
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.”

About Environmental Essentials

Established in 2004, Environmental Essentials is an independent company providing practical, cost effective asbestos risk management and consultancy to the private and public sectors. The team plan, design and deliver proactive asbestos management strategies to keep people safe and businesses compliant. The company employs more than 200 people across six regional UK offices and five UKAS-accredited regional laboratories, including five mobile emergency response laboratories.

About the RoSPA Awards

RoSPA’s Health and Safety Awards are the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The majority of the annual awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. There are specialist awards for fleet safety, health at work and environmental management, as well as excellence trophies for the best international, new entry, workforce involvement and organisation operating or based in Scotland.
 
For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards