ANSA Environmental Services is a winner in the RoSPA Awards 2016

May 11, 2016

ANSA Environmental Services has been successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016, for the second consecutive year.

Based in Crewe, Ansa provides waste management services, fleet management, parks and grounds maintenance, and street cleansing services for Cheshire East Council and other clients. They achieved the Gold award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Ansa will be presented with the award during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel, on July 14, 2016, as the event marked its diamond anniversary.

The RoSPA Awards is celebrating 60 years of presenting highly-regarded and sought after accolades to businesses and organisations which have shown commitment to accident and ill-health prevention.

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.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “To win an award at such a highly-regarded event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognises their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer them our congratulations.

“This year was doubly special for our winners as their achievements were recognised as the RoSPA Awards celebrated its diamond anniversary, which is a ringing endorsement of the thousands of businesses and organisations that have committed to continuous improvement in accident and ill-health prevention.”

Ansa Chairman, Councillor John Hammond said: “We are absolutely delighted that the team’s commitment to safety has been rewarded again. Safety is a fundamental part of our operation and we have robust procedures in place to keep our staff and the public safe.”

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.

Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.

Headline sponsors of the RoSPA Awards 2016 is NEBOSH - the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health - for the 11th consecutive year.

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