Greencore, based on the Moulton Park Industrial Estate in Northampton, is celebrating after landing an internationally recognised award for demonstrating the highest health and safety standards.
Greencore has received a RoSPA Highly Commended in the Food & Drink Manufacturing Industry Sector Health and Safety Award for working hard to ensure its colleagues and 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.
Lee Hazlewood, Safety, Health & Environment Business Partner at Greencore Northampton said: “This is fantastic news. We have a long and proud track record at the awards and this year we have gone even further in achieving the Highly Commended status. I am very proud of the work of my team and the effort that everyone at Greencore puts into ensuring we have the highest safety standards.”
Tim Jackson, Site Director at Greencore Northampton said: “This result is a credit to all involved. Everyone has made a huge effort in creating and maintaining a strong, safe working culture at the site. As a major employer in Northampton, we take this responsibility seriously. We have exciting plans for future growth and as we continue to recruit new colleagues, we want them to feel reassured that we provide a great, safe environment and culture.”
Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said: “This is a fantastic and well-deserved accomplishment. All our award entrants demonstrate their unwavering commitment and passion for keeping people safe at work. By receiving this recognition Greencore sit alongside like-minded businesses and organisations worldwide, who represent the very best in their approach to Health and Safety. I would like to add my personal thanks for all the work that it has taken to secure this well-deserved award – congratulations to all those involved, who champion and drive up Health and Safety standards every day. You are a fantastic example to others in your sector.”
For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards
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